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  Tishrei 20, 5772 , 18/10/11

Shalit Expected at Kerem Shalom Shortly

The Israel Defense Forces confirmed Gilad Shalit's presence in Egypt, Tuesday morning, clearing the way for the next phase of his return home after 64 months as a captive of Hamas and its allies, including his imminent arrival at the Kerem Shalom crossing between Egypt and Israel.

Israeli television relayed initial video footage of Shalit from Egyptian television.

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