Reports and reaction: Gilad Shalit release
Reports and reaction from BBC News as soldier Gilad Shalit is handed over by Hamas after five years in captivity, as part of a prisoner swap deal agreed with Israel.
More than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners are to be freed in exchange for Sgt Shalit's freedom. The first 477 are being released on Tuesday.
18 Oct 2011
- From the section Middle East