Gilad Shalit in IDF hands after five years in Hamas captivity

18.10.2011                      20.Tischrei. 5772                       Chol Hamo'ed 4

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Gilad Shalit in IDF hands after five years in Hamas captivity

Egypt TV releases first images of the Israeli soldier's release, as IDF confirms he was alive and well.

Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit, who has spent more than five years in Hamas captivity in the Gaza Strip, has officially passed into Israeli custody on Tuesday.
Egyptian TV released Tuesday the first images of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit following his release from five years in Hamas captivity. An Israel Defense Forces official confirmed that Shalit was identified at the Rafah border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt and was "alive and well."…