Palestinian dies in Gaza smuggling tunnel accident

April 25, 2009 19:19

A man has been killed in an accident while working in one of the smuggling tunnels under the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, a Palestinian health official said on Saturday. Health official Moawia Hassanein said a 22-year-old man was electrocuted by cables he had rigged for light and power in the tunnel. Saturday's death brought to 12 the number of people killed in Gaza tunneling accidents this year.

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