Hamas leader dies after accidentally shooting himself

The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas said that it’s senior leader, Imad al-Alami 62, died Tuesday morning of wounds he sustained three weeks ago.

Hamas spokesperson, Hazim Qassem, said in a statement that al-Alami, 62, has died in Shifa Hospital in Gaza.

Three weeks earlier, the movement had announced that al-Alami shot himself in the head while inspecting his personal weapon in his home in Gaza. He remained in critical condition until hid death, the movement added.

The Palestinian Interior and National Security Ministry in Gaza, at that time, confirmed that investigations proved that al-alami had accidentally shot himself in the head while inspecting his personal weapon.

Source: Jordan News Agency