The ruins of a mosque and neighboring apartment building in Ezbt Abed Rabbo, Gaza Strip used by Israeli forces during an intense standoff with Hamas militants during the recent 22-day Israeli military offensive. (Dion Nissenbaum/MCT)
Majdi Abed Rabbo stands outside the ruins of his Gaza Strip home, January 30,2009. During Israel's recent 22-day military operation, Abed Rabbo said Israeli soldiers repeatedly forced him to walk into the battle zone to check and see if Hamas fighters were alive or dead. (Dion Nissenbaum/MCT)
Castro Abed Rabbo was one of several Palestinians who said he was forced by Israeli soldiers to check homes for militants and booby traps during the Israeli military's recent 22-day Gaza Strip offensive.
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