PRAGUE, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) -- The explosion on Wednesday that claimed the life of the Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic was caused by inexpert manipulation of a safe in the sitting room, said Prague Police spokeswoman Andrea Zoulova.
She said it was not an act of terrorism.
The 56-year-old ambassador officially assumed the post on October 11, 2013, when he handed his credentials to Czech President Milos Zeman.
Nabil El Fahel, who is from the embassy's press department, said that the ambassador's whole family was in the flat at the time of the explosion.
Palestinian ambassador to Czech Republic killed by safe explosion
PRAGUE, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) -- Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic Jamal Al Jamal was killed on Wednesday by an explosion caused by inexpert manipulation of a safe in the sitting room according to the investigation as yet, said Prague Police spokeswoman Andrea Zoulova.
She said it was not an act of terrorism, adding the investigation continues and the police still check several versions. Full story