The exchange of prisoners between Israel and Hammas has been started under the prisoners exchange deal on Tuesday.
According to details, under the deal, 133 Palestinians from Gaza, 117 from the West Bank, and 15 from East Jerusalem would be allowed to return to their homes, although some of them would be brought under security restrictions.
Another 163 detainees would be exiled to Gaza, although 18 of them will be able to return home after a period of three years.
Whereas, other 40 are being exiled to Turkey, Syria and Qatar, Hamas officials said, while seven Arab Israelis would be sent home, along with one Palestinian with Jordanian nationality they would be sent to Jordan.
A second group of 550 prisoners is to be released in the coming two months although the names have yet to be decided.
Meanwhile, Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has arrived back in Israel following his release from five years’ captivity, as part of a prisoner exchange deal.
Shalit was taken from Gaza to Egypt, and then to an airbase in Israel where he was reunited with his family.