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Body of missing Gaza child found
Police believe 11-year-old Abdullah Mahmoud Muamar was raped, then strangled to death

Gaza police discovered a body of an 11-year-old child who disappeared on Thursday. It appears he was raped and murdered near Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip.


The Palestinian news agency Maan reported Saturday that four suspects were arrested a short time after Abdullah Mahmoud Muamar's body was found, and police said they would provide further details when the investigation is complete.


The body was found in the village of Umm al-Nasr, located north of Rafah.


According to an initial investigation, the boy was raped and then strangled. 


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