Sunday, June 24
Latest News
  1. Israel evacuates 21 Palestinian families for military training
  2. Palestinian succumbs to wounds sustained during Great March of Return
  3. Israeli forces demolish Palestinian prisoner's home in Jenin
  4. Israeli bulldozers raze Palestinian lands in Jerusalem
  5. Israeli forces demolish 2 Palestinian buildings in Jerusalem
  6. Israeli forces detain 20 Palestinians, including minor, overnight
  7. Israeli forces open fire on Palestinian car, injuring 27-year-old man
  8. Israeli forces detain 20 Palestinians in overnight West Bank raids
  9. Israeli airstrikes target several sites in Gaza, Hamas fires rockets
  10. Israeli police attack Palestinians at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Head of Gaza security forces injured in explosion reportedly targeting his vehicle

Oct. 27, 2017 4:11 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 29, 2017 1:01 P.M.)
Major Tawfiq Abu Naim
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Head of the Gaza Strip’s security forces Major Tawfiq Abu Naim was injured on Friday after an explosion reportedly targeted his vehicle in the central Gaza Strip.

Official sources in Gaza told Ma’an that the explosion occurred after the Abu Naim left the Abu al-Hassan mosque where he was performing Friday prayers.

Sources added that several Palestinians were injured in the explosion and were transferred to a hospital for treatment.

Abu Naim is a former prisoner who was released in the 2011 Gilad Shalit prisoner exchange deal between Hamas and Israel.

Details regarding the nature of the explosive device and whether the explosion was a targeted attack remained unclear.

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2018