Gilad Shalit

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Gilad Shalit
גלעד שליט
Flickr - Israel Defense Forces - After 5 Years of Captivity.jpg
Gilad Shalit on the phone wi his parents, efter arrivin in Israel on 18 October 2011
Born (1986-08-28) 28 August 1986 (age 33)
Nahariya, Israel
CitizenshipDual Israeli-French
EddicationManor Kabri Heich Schuil
ThriftSports columnist
Kent forCapturt in Israel bi Hamas militants, an held hostage for five years till released in exchynge for 1,027 Palestinian prisoners.
AwairdsHonorary ceetizen o Paris, Roum, Miami, New Orleans, Baltimore, an Pittsburgh
Militar career
Allegiance Israel
Service/branchFlag of the Israeli Army (Land Arm).svg Israeli Airmy
RankIDF Ranks Rasal.svg Sergeant First Class
UnitArmor Corps

Gilad Shalit (Aboot this soondגלעד שליט , Gilˁad Šaliṭ born 28 August 1986) is an Israeli sports columnist an a umwhile MIA sodger o the Israel Defence Forces (IDF). On 25 Juin 2006, Shalit wis capturt bi Hamas militants in a cross-border raid via unnergrund tunnels near the Israeli border.[1][2] Hamas held him captive for ower five years, till his release on 18 October 2011 as pairt o a prisoner exchynge deal.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Hamas releases audio of captured Israeli". USA Today. 25 June 2007.
  2. Levinson, Chaim (11 October 2011). "TIMELINE / 1,940 days from Gilad Shalit's abduction to his release". Haaretz. Retrieved 16 October 2012.