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Journalist Ismail al-Ghoul Released After Al-Shifa Raid; Officer Who Secured Food Aid Is Among Dead

HeadlineMar 19, 2024

The police general tasked with coordinating the entry of aid trucks into northern Gaza was killed by Israeli forces during their raid on the Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City Monday. Faiq Mabhouh recently helped secure the arrival of food aid for two nights in a row after weeks of Israeli blockade.

Meanwhile, Al Jazeera journalist Ismail al-Ghoul, who was arrested and beaten during the Al-Shifa raid, was released after 12 hours in detention. While in Israeli custody, al-Ghoul said he and other journalists were forced to strip naked and lie on their stomachs for hours while blindfolded with their hands tied.

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