Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 18 / Trend A.Tagiyeva, T.Konyayeva/
The Islamist Palestinian movement
HAMAS on Tuesday handed over Israeli Corporal Gilad Shalit to Egypt for subsequent transfer to Israel, Al Jazeera reported citing a source in Egypt.
Shalit is being transported to the Kerem Shalom checkpoint on the Egyptian-Israeli border to transfer him to the Israeli military and medical officers, Al-Arabiya reported.
Egypt has not yet confirmed this information.
Shalit is expected to be handed over to the Israeli side, and following a medical exam he will be delivered to one of the Israeli military bases.
Shalit was in captive since 2006.