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  Tevet 29, 5775 , 20/01/15

Gaza City: Hamas Security Official's Car Bombed

The car of a Hamas security official in Gaza was blown up last night (Monday), according to the Gaza Interior Ministry, reports AFP. The vehicle belonged to the Administrative and Financial Manager of the Hamas-run military police, Helmi Khalaf.

“A home-made bomb damaged a car belonging to a military police officer that was parked in front of his Gaza City house, causing no casualties,” Gaza Interior Ministry spokesman Iyad al-Buzum said in an official statement.

It not yet known who carried out the attack, but the move is seen as an indication of escalating instability in Gaza.

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