The truce has been extended to allow negotiators to continue working on deals to swap hostages held in Gaza for Palestinian prisoners.
Shortly after the agreement, two Palestinian attackers opened fire at a bus stop in Jerusalem during morning rush hour, resulting in at least three deaths and eight injuries.
A group of 17 Thai hostages, part of the 32 abducted during the October 7 attack, has arrived in Bangkok. A total of 23 Thai hostages have been released, with nine still in captivity.
“All Thais were worried about you,” Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin said to the returnees via a video call as they gathered for the press conference at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport.
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