Militants kidnap, assault sheikh in Gaza's Rafah
Published Saturday 01/03/2014 (updated) 02/03/2014 10:40
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Unidentified militants kidnapped and assaulted a sheikh in the southern Gaza Strip early Saturday, locals said.
Locals told Ma'an that Sheikh Majdi al-Mughrabi, whom they described as a "Salafi," was found handcuffed in Rafah city near the border with Egypt two hours after he was kidnapped.
Al-Mughrabi was tortured during the kidnapping, locals said, without providing further details.