Muhammad al-Mughayyir, 31,a freelance consultant with the Ramallah-based Representative Office of the Netherlands was kidnapped by masked assailants in Gaza City. He said that masked men kidnapped him outside of his home at 2 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon and was later released near al-Shifa hospital.
Sources said Al-Mughayyir was tortured and suffered fractures and bruises.
While he was held captive he was asked about his work and the number of foreigners in Gaza. He was also told told he is at the top of the list of 20 people on the Islamic State’s ‘hit list’.