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Palestinian 'shot by relatives over daughter's name'

Dec. 6, 2012 6:43 P.M. (Updated: Dec. 6, 2012 6:43 P.M.)
EL-ARISH, Egypt (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian businessman says his relatives shot him in Egypt's Sinai because he named his daughter Isabella.

The man was visiting his brother in Sheikh Zuweid in North Sinai with his Swedish wife and two sons.

One of his relatives shot him in the leg claiming that naming his daughter Isabella was against Islamic law, the businessman told a Ma'an reporter.

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