Palestinian envoy dies after Prague residence blast: police

Firefighters search an area after an explosion in Prague Jan 1, 2014. The Palestinian ambassador to Prague, Mr Jamal Al Jamal, was killed by a blast in his residence on Wednesday, the police said. -- PHOTO: REUTERS
Firefighters search an area after an explosion in Prague Jan 1, 2014. The Palestinian ambassador to Prague, Mr Jamal Al Jamal, was killed by a blast in his residence on Wednesday, the police said. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

PRAGUE (AFP) - The Palestinian ambassador to Prague, Mr Jamal Al Jamal, was killed by a blast in his residence on Wednesday, the police said.

"With regret we confirm this information provided by the emergency service," Prague police spokesman Andrea Zoulova told AFP.