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Fifth group of Gaza hostages set to be freed by Hamas, on 1st day of truce extension

A fifth group of Israeli hostages was set to be released by Palestinian terror group Hamas on Tuesday after 53 days in captivity in the Gaza Strip.

An initial four-day ceasefire in Israel’s war against Hamas that had been due to expire has been extended by two days, with two more batches of hostages — estimated to consist of 10 abductees each — set to go free on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Read more: The Times of Israel