Gaza govt frees Salafi leader: report

Hisham al-Saidani, a founder of the al-Tawhid al-Jihad, was released after detention of several weeks.

Gaza govt frees Salafi leader: report

World Bulletin / News Desk

Security services in the Gaza Strip released Hisham al-Saidani, a founder of the al-Tawhid al-Jihad group, after detaining him for several weeks, sources said Thursday, reported on Ma'an News Agency.

The man, known as Abu Walid al-Maqdisi, was detained in March.

Al-Saidani is on of the founders of the al-Tawhid al-Jihad group, which is accused of attacking tourist areas in Egypt including one that killed over a dozen people at hotels in the Sinai.

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