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Five Palestinians Wounded In A Tunnel Explosion
By Saed Bannoura
IMEMC & Agencies
Palestinian medical sources reported late on Sunday at night that five Palestinians were injured after an explosion took place in a siege-busting tunnel, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
The five residents suffered serious injuries and third-degree burns while three of them were moved to Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis due to the seriousness of their conditions. The rest were moved to Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza City.
Initial investigations revealed that the explosion took place due to an accident while handling a propane tank through one of the tunnels.
Also on Sunday at night, the Israeli Air Force carried out two air strikes targeting an area, believed to be used as a training center for the Al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas. The second strike came only 30 minutes after the first; damage was reported, no injuries.
In related news, the Israeli Air Force bombarded an open area west of Gaza city; damage was reported, no injuries.
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