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Israel Reportedly Arrests Director Al-Shifa Hospital In Gaza

An ambulance arrives at Al-Shifa hopsital in Gaza City on November 2, 2023, amid the ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. (Photo by Dawood NEMER / AFP) (Photo by DAWOOD NEMER/AFP via Getty Images)

Reports from Gaza City say, the Director of Gaza’s largest hospital has been arrested by Israeli forces, according to a spokesperson for the Hamas-run Gaza Ministry of Health.

Other Doctors were also arrested alongside Al-Shifa Hospital Director, Mohammed Abu Salmiya, spokesperson Ashraf Al-Qidra said Thursday.

CNN could not independently verify the arrests and has reached out to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) for comment.

Abu Salmiya was reportedly arrested while evacuating with a World Health Organization convoy, an ER doctor inside Al-Shifa told Al-Jazeera News, citing doctors accompanying the director. — CNN

Source: CNN/SG.

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