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Bomb targets Palestinian Authority PM's convoy; Rami Hamdallah safe

A statement on official Palestinian media said president Mahmud Abbas considered it a "cowardly targeting" of Hamdallah's convoy

AFP | PTI  |  Gaza City 

Rami Hamdallah
Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah

An explosion went off as Palestinian Rami Hamdallah's convoy entered the today, wounding seven people, a security source and witnesses said.

Hamdallah was not injured in the explosion, which occurred shortly after his convoy entered for a rare visit to the territory run by Islamist movement Hamas, a security source in the convoy said.

A statement on official Palestinian media said considered it a "cowardly targeting" of Hamdallah's convoy and held responsible.

First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 15:28 IST
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