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  Adar 27, 5778 , 14/03/18

Abbas blames Hamas for attempt on Hamdallah's life

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday blamed Hamas for the attempt on the life of the head of the PA’s Ramallah-based government, Rami Hamdallah.

An explosive device was detonated near Hamdallah’s convoy as it entered Gaza. The PA leader was visiting the region to inaugurate a desalination plant established within the framework of reconciliation with Hamas. His convoy entered Gaza via the Erez crossing and was attacked a few minutes later.

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