Czech police no longer investigate blast at Palestinian embassy


02.07.2014 16:51

Prague - Czech police have shelved the investigation into an explosion at the Palestinian embassy in Prague in January that killed ambassador Jamal al Jamal without specifying the reason, police spokeswoman Andrea Zoulova told CTK today.


Ilustrační foto - Budova budoucího velvyslanectví Palestiny v Praze-Suchdole (na snímku 2. ledna). ČTK Doležal Michal

She confirmed the information carried by server earlier today.

Zoulova said the reasons cannot be specified now because the decision can still be opposed.

She said the police did not want to provide any information on the case until the late ambassador´s family is informed.

Detectives were investigating the case as killing out of negligence and also as unauthorised armament because 12 weapons of the 1980s were found in the building after the accident.

The Palestinians told the police the weapons were a gift from then communist Czechoslovakia. quoted today supervising state attorney Jindra Janacova as saying there was no reason to start criminal prosecution.

"No person who would have been involved in the death of the ambassador has been identified," Zoulova told the server.

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