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Gunmen attack premier's house

World in Brief | GAZA STRIP

June 11, 2007|From Times Wire Reports

Gunmen opened fire early today on the house of Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas, security officials said. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

Haniyeh lives in the Shati refugee camp next to Gaza City.

The incident followed a day of violence in which four people were killed and at least 36 wounded in clashes between the rival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah, which is led by President Mahmoud Abbas.

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