At approximately 10:20 pm on Wednesday, 18 January 2017, unknown men detonated an explosive device in front of the house of Fatah movement Secretary General of the eastern area of Gaza, Nayef Khaled Khalil Khwaiter, 57. The house is located in Al Ghalayeeni street in Al Zaiytoun neighborhood eastern Gaza City. As a result, windowpanes were damaged. The police opened an investigation into the incident. The perpetrators and the reasons behind this incident are still unknown.