Hamas official injured as auto explodes in southern Lebanon

Hamas official injured as auto explodes in southern Lebanon

Hamas official injured as auto explodes in southern Lebanon

A Palestinian member of the militant group Hamas survived an attempt on his life Sunday after a bomb planted in his vehicle in southern Lebanon on Sunday detonated, wounding him, the Lebanese military and the group said.

Mohammad Hamdan was injured Sunday in a booby-trapped vehicle explosion in southern Lebanon, according to the Lebanese Army and media reports.

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The Zionist officials denied the reports about the enemy's involvement in the blast, reflecting a case of confusion amid hints at the Israeli role in the blatant aggression.

He said Abo Hamza was slightly injured in the attack. The explosion caused some damage to nearby buildings and cars.

Sidon is home to Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp.

"Lebanese security agencies are following up on the bombing", the Movement concluded. Security forces cordoned off the area and firefighters put out the blaze.

According to AFP citing medical sources, a BMW detonated when Hamdan opened a door to the vehicle.

The group has previously accused Israel of being involved in the assassination of a number of its members inside and outside Palestine.

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