Israeli Forces Reportedly Arrest Director Of Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital

Posted on AllSides November 24th, 2023
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The director of the Al-Shifa hospital in Gaza was arrested by Israeli forces along with other medical staffers, the Hamas-run health ministry alleged on Thursday, days after Israel claimed it had found evidence of the hospital being used by Hamas as a base of operation.

Citing a hospital official, the AFP reported that Al-Shifa Director Mohammad Abu Salmiya and several other “senior doctors” were arrested on Thursday.

The purported arrest took place when Salmiya was traveling in a World Health Organization-operated convoy with other medical personnel and patients, according to Al-Jazeera.

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