Explosion in Gaza apartment leaves 2 dead Palestinians, 8 injured

Explosion in apartment building in the Gaza City neighborhood of Saja’iyya leaves 2 Palestinians dead, injuring another 8, 3 seriously, was said to have been caused by unusually large amount of fireworks going off.

By Elior Levy

 

Two Palestinians were killed and eight other were injured—three of them seriously—in an explosion Saturday in an apartment in the Gaza City neighborhood of Saja’iyya, Palestinian officials reported.

Neighbor films smoke from explosions in Gaza City apartment that kills 2, injures 8 – Screenshot

A Hamas police investigation found a large amount of fireworks that were in the apartment, apparently used as a fireworks workshop, went off.

According to some reports, 17-year-old teenagers are among the dead.

 

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https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-5300381,00.html

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