Ismail Haniyeh on a chair, looking expressive 370.
(photo credit: REUTERS)
The granddaughter of Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh was transferred on
Monday to an Israeli hospital for treatment, sources in the Gaza Strip
The sources said the girl, Amal, had been in serious condition
after being diagnosed with an acute infection of the digestive tract. She was
admitted on Sunday to Schneider Children’s Medical Center for Israel in Petah
Tikva, and was later returned to a hospital in Gaza City.
She is the
daughter of Haniyeh’s eldest son, Abdel Salam, who confirmed on his Facebook
account that the one-year-old girl had been transferred to Israel.
brothers, Amal has been transferred inside the Green Line,” the father wrote. “I
pray to Allah for her recovery.”
He later posted another message saying
his daughter was expected back in a Gaza hospital after undergoing medical
check-ups in Israel.
Palestinians published on Facebook a photo of the
Hamas leader during a visit to his granddaughter in Al-Nasr Hospital in the Gaza
Strip just before she was taken to Israel.