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Israeli army arrests dozens of Palestinians in Gaza

Israeli army arrests dozens of Palestinians in Gaza

Gaza, Dec 8 (UNI) The Israeli army arrested on Thursday dozens of Palestinians during its incursion into the town of Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip, said Palestinian sources.
Palestinian security sources told Xinhua that Israeli troops made the arrests during their storming of residential neighborhoods in Beit Lahia.
Local eyewitnesses said that the Israeli soldiers deliberately stripped the detainees of their clothes during interrogations.
The Israeli army also confirmed that its troops arrested dozens of Palestinian activists during their incursion into the Gaza Strip.
In another development, the Israeli army announced that a few days ago an Israeli combat aircraft killed Abdel Aziz Al-Rantisi, the head of Hamas' military intelligence responsible for all reconnaissance operations in the Gaza Strip.
So far, Hamas has not commented on the Israeli claim.
Since Oct. 7, Israel has been launching massive airstrikes and a ground offensive in Gaza in response to the Hamas surprise attack on Israel.
UNI/XINHUA ARN

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