Israeli agents raid Hebron hospital and kill visiting relative of wanted man

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 18 November 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h6214
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. 1Montreal

Agents of Israel’s security service, disguised as the family of a woman in labour, raided a West Bank hospital last week (12 November) to arrest a wounded man accused of stabbing an Israeli settler. The man’s cousin was shot and killed during the raid.

Security video footage from the entrance corridor of the Al-Ahli hospital in Hebron showed four bearded and moustached men pushing a wheelchair carrying an apparently pregnant woman in a niqab. On reaching the reception desk the apparent woman stood up and produced a handgun, as did the others, and at least a dozen more armed men entered. They shouted commands to watching hospital …

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