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Red Cross Reports Israeli Pows Have No Complaints in Cairo

July 8, 1971
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Representatives of the International Red Cross have visited 11 Israeli prisoners of war in Egypt and report no complaints from them over their treatment. The report, which reached here from the Geneva headquarters of the IRC said the visit took place 10 days ago. Two of the Israelis visited were still hospitalized. The IRC reported that the others were taken by the Egyptians on a sight-seeing tour of Cairo and its surroundings, including the Pyramids. The Red Cross supervised another population exchange today at Kantara on the Suez Canal. Ninety-sight Egyptians from Gaza were repatriated and 19 people were returned to Gaza under the family re-union program.

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