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Gaza deputy minister: PA behind recent bombings

In this interview with Al-Monitor, Gaza's Deputy Minister of Interior, Kamel Abu Madi, speaks out on who should be held accountable for the recent bombings.
Members of Palestinian security forces loyal to Hamas take part in a parade marking the sixth anniversary of the death of former Hamas interior minister Saeed Seyam, in Gaza City January 18, 2015. Seyam was killed by an Israeli air strike during the three-week offensive Israel launched in 2008 and 2009. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem (GAZA - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY ANNIVERSARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR4LUNJ
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Gaza's Deputy Minister of Interior Kamel Abu Madi told Al-Monitor that despite recent bombings and the fact that the security forces have not been paid in a year, there is no reason for Gazans to panic.

Abu Madi revealed that the number of security apparatus members in the Gaza Strip amounts to 18,000 — including the police, the security and protection units, the internal security forces and the national security agency, as well as other security departments. These 18,000 individuals have not received their salaries since the consensus government was established in June 2014. He described the security situation in the Gaza Strip as completely stable and noted that the occasional security breaches come in the natural context of every society.

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