The release of Israeli hostages is set to be delayed.
Fifty hostages are set to be freed by Hamas during a four-day ceasefire under a new deal with Israel.
However, according to Israeli officials, the deal will now not happen before Friday.
It comes as Israel said its forces carried out aerial strikes on over 300 Hamas targets over the past 24 hours.
The release of hostages is set to be delayed
Israeli National Security Adviser Tzachi Hanegbi said: “Negotiations for the release of our captives are progressing and continue all the time.
“The start of the release will proceed according to the original agreement between the parties, and not before Friday.”
At least 50 women and children captured by militants are expected to be gradually released over a four-day period.
It is in exchange for a halt in fighting and the release of 150 Palestinian women and children jailed in Israel.
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