All Nigeria Latest News reports that Israel and Hamas reached a four-day ceasefire agreement in Gaza on Wednesday.
The deal aims to allow humanitarian aid into Gaza and release at least 50 hostages held by Hamas in exchange for around 150 Palestinians imprisoned in Israel.
This marks the first truce since the conflict erupted on October 7, 2023, and it is seen as a positive step toward alleviating the suffering of civilians in Gaza and facilitating the return of Israeli captives.
The ceasefire is expected to begin on Thursday, with the possibility of extensions if additional hostages are released.
Israel’s commitment to returning all hostages was emphasized, with the release of 50 women and children over four days, and potential further extensions based on ongoing releases.
The agreement also involves the entry of humanitarian supplies into Gaza and adjustments to Israeli air attacks.
Since the conflict’s onset, Gaza has experienced a blockade and continuous airstrikes, resulting in significant casualties.