Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Gilad Shalit's medical condition 'good and stable'

After his release, Shalit underwent a physical examination. IDF Spokesperson Brig.-Gen. Yoav Mordechai said his medical condition was "good and stable".

Shalit also spoke with his parents who are waiting for him at the Tel Nof air force base in central Israel.

The freed Israeli soldier entered the Kerem Shalom crossing just before noon on Tuesday and was greeted by Israeli army officers, including OC Southern Command, Maj.-Gen. Tal Rousso.