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Top Hamas leader in critical condition after shooting self

ANI  |  Gaza City [Palestine] 

A top Islamic was critically wounded on Tuesday when he accidentally fired a gunshot from his gun which hit his head.

According to a spokesperson, Fawzi Barhoum, who was quoted by Xinhua, said in an e-mailed press statement: " Our is in critical condition after he was hit by a gunshot from his personal pistol while he was checking it".

Alami was the to during the 1990s.

When he returned back to Strip in 2011, he served as the and also as the of the Hamas.

The lost his right leg when a missile was struck by the Israeli forces in an underground tunnel while he went hiding in 2014.

The Hamas has been designated as a terrorist organisation by Israel, the United States, the and few other countries.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 23:37 IST