Relatives of Gaza prisoners on first visit in six years

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    GAZA, (PIC)-- A bus carrying 47 relatives of prisoners from the Gaza Strip detained in Israeli jails reached the Beit Hanun (Erez) crossing in northern Gaza in the early morning hours on Monday.

    The relatives had assembled at the Red Cross office in Gaza city at dawn then proceeded to the northern crossing en route to their detained next of kin in Rimon jail, where they are expected to arrive by noon, in their first ever visit to them since 2006.

    Israel agreed to resume visits to the 470 Gaza prisoners after a massive 28-day hunger strike launched by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails last April that demanded among other things allowing visits to prisoners.

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    Wow. Good for them that their name was not 'Shalit'. LOL.
     

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