Palestinian ambassador dies after explosion in Prague

The Palestinian Ambassador to the Czech Republic has died of injuries sustained in an explosion at his residence in the capital Prague. Ambassador Jamal Muhammad Jamal's family were also in the building but are not thought to be harmed.

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Palestinian ambassador's injuries are 'very serious'

The Czech Republic's public broadcaster has named the Palestinian Ambassador reportedly injured in an explosion in Prague as Jamal Muhammad Jamal.

Emergency services spokeswoman Jirina Ernestová is cited as saying that his injuries are "very serious" and that he is in a medically-induced coma in hospital.

Photographs from the scene showed a police cordon and a range of emergency service vehicles.

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