Palestinian sources reported that a group of unknown gunmen attacked the car of a Palestinian officer while he was traveling to work via the Dier Al Balah – Rafah road in the southern Gaza strip on Wednesday morning.

Hazim Abu Saleem, who is the liaison officer with the Egyptian side at the Rafah crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, sustained moderate wounds when he was attacked by six masked gunmen. ‘They shot me and fled the scene’, Abu Saleem stated. Abu Saleem said he is not taking the case to court ‘since nobody knows the attackers’.