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Five Palestinian civilians died in an unidentified explosion in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry.
Injuries have also been reported.Reuters television captured a pillar of smoke rising above the village of Zawayda near the coast of Gaza, far from the border with Israel where tensions have escalated in recent weeks.
Hamas's al-Qassam Brigades blamed the explosion on Israel, according to Palestinian media.
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