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Spanish PM says Israeli explanation of aid workers attack is 'insufficient and unacceptable'

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez speaks during a press conference in Amman

DOHA (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said explanations provided by Israel about the killing of seven people working for the aid charity World Central Kitchen in a Gaza airstrike were insufficient and unacceptable, demanding further details.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the incident "a tragic event in which our forces unintentionally harmed non-combatants", adding that "this happens in war".

"That is unacceptable and insufficient, and we are awaiting a much stronger and more detailed clarification, after which we'll see what action to take," Sanchez told a news briefing on Wednesday while visiting Qatar. World Central Kitchen was founded by Spanish American chef Jose Andres.

(Reporting by Andrei Khalip)