Gaza City, Palestinian Territories: Palestinian officials say a major bomb blast in a Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip residential area on Saturday injured more than 20 people and destroyed several homes.
The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a house in the Gaza Strip. “An explosion at a house in Beit Hanoun this morning injured several people,” the interior ministry said. Witnesses said an explosion at the home of a “worker” damaged several houses. Police cordoned off the area.