Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh has returned to Gaza following his visit to Israel with his critically ill granddaughter, Amal. Haniyeh arrive yesterday with the one-year-old who was seeking treatment for a serious digestive tract infection, according to a report by AFP.
Yediot Aharonot reported that the child was being treated at the Petah Tikva pediatric hospital, but that doctors had decided there was nothing more they could do for her. She was then transferred back to Gaza, where it was determined she could get equal hospital care as she would in Israel.
Every year, several thousand Gazans are give permission to cross over into Israel to receive urgent medical treatment.