Israel releases 30 Palestinian prisoners on as truce deal extends
The exchange is part of an ongoing cease-fire between the warring sides
Israel released 30 Palestinian prisoners on the fifth day of its temporary ceasefire with Hamas.
Earlier Tuesday, Hamas released 12 hostages the group had been holding captive since October 7.
The exchange is part of an ongoing cease-fire between the warring sides, and came as mediators met in Qatar to try to extend the cease-fire beyond Wednesday. (AP) DIV DIV