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Weapons cache found in Shifa Hospital maternity ward

The IDF seized a cache of weapons in Shifa Hospital's maternity ward. The weapons were hidden in patient pillows, beds, drop ceilings, and walls. The IDF evacuated 350 patients and medical staff to a designated compound and provided humanitarian aid. The IDF also killed senior Hamas operatives during a chase and exchange of fire in the maternity ward. This event took place on 03/31/2024 at the following location: Gaza City, Gaza Strip.

Incident Type: Weapons

Event Type: Arms Cache Found

Total Fatalities: 1

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 1

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: Times of Israel