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  אלול 21, 5771 , 20/09/11

Third Gazan Teen Killed in Tunnel Accident

Two Gaza teenagers died from injuries sustained when a smuggling tunnel under Gaza's border with Egypt collapsed on Monday, the Bethlehem-based Ma'an news agency reported. A similar accident cost the life of a teen Sunday.

Gaza's Ambulance and Emergencies Committee in Gaza said in a statement that Ashraf Al-Qarra, 17, died on Monday afternoon and Haytham Abu Radwan, also 17, died on Tuesday morning. They were hurt when a gas canister exploded in the tunnel they were in.

On Sunday, an Arab youth was killed and another injured when a smuggling tunnel between Rafiah and Egypt collapsed. The deceased was identified as Jihad Irbati.

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