Israel: Shalit home after five years as a prisoner

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October 18, 2011
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"After 1,940 days as a prisoner of Hamas, Israeli soldier Galid Shalit returned to Israel on Tuesday. The Israeli government freed 1,027 Arab prisoners in exchange for Shalit’s release. Shalit was taken prisoner in 2006 in a cross-border raid from Gaza." (10/18/11)  

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