Gilad Shalit on the phone wi his parents, efter arrivin in Israel on 18 October 2011
28 August 1986 |
|Eddication||Manor Kabri Heich Schuil|
|Kent for||Capturt in Israel bi Hamas militants, an held hostage for five years till released in exchynge for 1,027 Palestinian prisoners.|
|Awairds||Honorary ceetizen o Paris, Roum, Miami, New Orleans, Baltimore, an Pittsburgh|
|Service/branch||20px Israeli Airmy|
|Rank||Sergeant First Class|
Gilad Shalit ( גלעד שליט (help·info), 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. 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]
- "Hamas releases audio of captured Israeli". USA Today. 25 Juin 2007.
- Levinson, Chaim (11 October 2011). "TIMELINE / 1,940 days from Gilad Shalit's abduction to his release". Haaretz. Retrieved 16 October 2012.