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  Av 5, 5767 , 20/07/07

PA: 30 of the Freed Terrorists are from Hamas

The director of the Palestinian Authority's "Ministry" of Prisoners, Ziad Abu Ein, disclosed Friday that the prisoners who were released by Israel this morning included 30 men from Hamas and two from Islamic Jihad. "They are all our prisoners and they are all our sons," he said. He told Ynet that the PA was proud that Hamas men were among those being freed.

Until this statement, the official information regarding the list of prisoners was that 85% are Fatah men and the rest are from the Popular Front for Liberation of Palestine and the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine.

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