| 20 April 2024, Saturday |

Palestinian minister dies in car accident in Nablus in occupied West Bank

According to the official Palestinian news agency Wafa, Palestinian Minister of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs, Qadri Abu Bakr, passed away in a car accident on Saturday in Nablus, located in the occupied West Bank.
Two other Palestinians were also killed in the crash, Wafa added.
Born in January 1953, Abu Bakr has been a minister for the Palestinian Authority since 2019.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas mourned Abu Bakr, offering his condolences to his family and the Palestinian people.
He praised Abu Bakr for his “honorable and patriotic work,” noting that he always “defended the Palestinian cause.”

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