The release of the fifth group of Hamas hostages began this evening (Tuesday) and the ten hostages who are scheduled to be released tonight are in the process of being handed over to the Red Cross. They will return to Israel later tonight.

The return of the hostages was reportedly delayed when crowds surrounded the Red Cross vehicles in Gaza.

The hostages being freed tonight include nine women and a 17-year-old girl. The families of the hostages have been notified and are on their way to the hospitals to be reunited with their loved ones.

This group of ten hostages is being freed after an agreement was reached to extend the hostage deal and ceasefire by two days. 51 Israeli hostages have been freed since Friday under the original agreement.... Read More: Arutz-7