3 Palestinians killed in smuggling tunnel collapse

By AP, JPOST.COM STAFF
August 28, 2009 10:30

Three people were killed Friday when a smuggling tunnel running under the Gaza-Egypt border collapsed, Palestinian officials said. Moiawa Hassanien, a Palestinian health official, said the incident happened near the border town of Rafah. No reason was given for Friday's collapse. More than 100 Palestinians have died this year in accidents in tunnels, often used to smuggle arms.


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