Israel returned bodies of 91 Palestinians. Bodies of the Palestinians who were buried after being numbered, in a way to keep their identities secret, have been delivered to the Palestinian government. A ceremony was organized in Western Bank, which Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas also attended.
Israel returned bodies of the Palestinians, who were killed in the struggles they had in the last years, to the Palestinian government. Bodies of 91 Palestinians, who were buried in the graves called enemy warriors" at a cemetery in Israel, were taken to the Palestinian area at dawn.
11 of the coffins that were wrapped in Palestinian government were sent to Gaza Strip and 80 of them were sent to the government building of the Palestinian government.
Military Ceremony was Organized
Bodies were buried after the military ceremony, during which 21 cannons were fired for each body. Identities of all bodies, except for 17 who included suicide bombers and militants, have been determined.
Delivery of the bodies as a part of the deal made between the Palestinian prisoners, who are on hunger strike at Israeli prisons, and the Israeli government caused reactions in Israel.
This month, Palestinian prisoners at the Israeli prisons accepted to end the hunger strike they continued for two months.
More than 1,500 Palestinians went on hunger strike with the request to improve their living conditions. If prisoners die as a result of the strike, it was worried that the battles would increase in the region as a result of violent reaction of Palestinians.