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French cultural center bombed in Gaza city

No one was injured in the early morning attack, which caused no damage to the building.

india Updated: Feb 03, 2006 14:51 IST

Palestinian militants angry at the publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad in European newspapers threw a pipe bomb at the French cultural center in Gaza City on Friday.

They also shot at the building, Palestinian security officials said.

No one was injured in the early morning attack, which caused no damage to the building.

The attack occurred about 2 am, when unknown militants fired three bullets at the entrance to the garden outside the cultural center, security officials said.

They also threw a pipe bomb, which exploded and caused no damage. The center was empty at the time of the attack.

First Published: Feb 03, 2006 14:51 IST