Israel and Hezbollah trade prisoners and dead bodies from 2006 conflict

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

This morning, Israeli forensic specialists confirmed the remains of two soldiers handed over by the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah to be Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev. The capture of the two men in 2006 prompted a violent month-long clash. With the bodies are identified, Israel has agreed to return five prisoners including Samir Kantar.
Guest: Aleem Maqbool, BBC correspondent

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