Palestinian prime minister, Rami Hamdallah’s rare visit to troubled region Gaza Strip has been marred with an explosion which reportedly wounded seven people. According to reports, the explosion went off as Hamdallah’s convoy entered the Gaza Strip earlier today.
Hamdallah was not injured in the explosion. Islamist movement Hamas, are said to be in control of the territory.
A statement on official Palestinian media said president Mahmud Abbas considered it a “cowardly targeting” of Hamdallah’s convoy and held Hamas responsible.