Hamas arrests suspect in attempted assassination of Palestinian PM

March 22, 2018 11:59
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GAZA - Hamas-run security forces in Gaza arrested on Thursday a main suspect in last week's assassination attempt against Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, a security official said.

The suspect, who was not immediately identified, was wounded in a gun battle with security forces that surrounded his hideout, and a security officer was killed, the official said.

Two other gunmen were also detained, the official added.

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