Gaza families visit relatives jailed in Israel
Published Monday 03/02/2014 (updated) 05/02/2014 22:29
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Dozens of family members from the Gaza Strip visited relatives jailed in Israel on Monday, an official from the International Committee of the Red Cross said.
Nasser al-Najjar told Ma'an that 84 people, including 17 children, left the coastal enclave via the Erez, or Beit Hanoun, crossing to visit 40 Palestinians detained in Israel's Ramon prison.
There are around 5,000 Palestinians being detained in Israeli prisons and detention centers, according to Addameer rights group.