The Gilad Schalit prisoner swap in pictures

Photo gallery: Israel frees 477 prisoners in first phase of Schalit deal; Gilad arrives in Israel at Tel Nof base where he is met by family, PM.

October 18, 2011 15:09

Ketziot Palestinian prisoner convoys_311. (photo credit: Reuters)


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The deal to transfer Palestinian prisoners in exchange for kidnapped soldier Gilad Schalit is complete.

Mitzpe Hila reacts joyously to first photos
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Gilad was welcomed by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu as he landed at Tel Nof Air Force base in Rehovot on Tuesday, before being reunited with this family.

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Egyptian military officials received Schalit from Hamas control on the Gaza side of the Rafah crossing early Tuesday morning, and updated the IDF command post at the Kerem Shalom crossing of the transaction.

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