398 Palestinian prisoners released


IDF Spokesman

(Communicated by the IDF Spokesman)

Following a decision by the political echelon and in light of the ongoing cooperation with the Palestinian Authority, the IDF, in coordination with the Israeli Prison Service, released 398 Palestinian detainees today June 2, 2005. The detainees are residents of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

The Palestinian detainees were transported from the Ketziot detention center to a number of predetermined crossings in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, where they were released.