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Israel, Hezbollah Agree To Prisoner Exchange

Two summers after their kidnapping led to war, two soldiers' remains have been reclaimed by Israel. Israel sent troops into Lebanon in 2006, and one of its objectives was to free two kidnapped soldiers. On Wednesday, the Israeli soldiers' remains are home. The Lebanese group Hezbollah handed them over in exchange for Israel giving up five prisoners and the bodies of many more.

Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's Ivan Watson, who is at the Israel-Lebanon border, and Eric Westervelt, who is in Jerusalem.

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