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Turkish, TRNC citizens among 87 who have reached Egypt from Gaza: Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman

Eighty-seven people comprising citizens of Türkiye and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) and their relatives have reached Egypt after passing through the Rafah border crossing, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Oncu Keceli said Sunday.

Keceli said in a statement that the group, which was evacuated from Gaza, would be taken to Cairo and they are expected to arrive in Türkiye by air on Monday.

He also announced that in collaboration with the relevant institutions, around 60 patients and 40 escorts are also planned to be brought to Türkiye on Monday for medical treatment.