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Palestinian Dead, 2 injured in Gaza Tanker Truck Explosion

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GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A Palestinian man was killed and two others were injured early Tuesday when a tanker truck carrying diesel from Israel to the Gaza Strip exploded on the Palestinian side of the Kerem Shalom crossing, medics said.

Medical sources said 17-year-old Muhammad Ahmad Bahloul was killed and his father Ahmad Yousef Bahloul sustained serious burns in the incident.

Another 60-year-old man sustained moderate wounds.

The injured men and the body of the dead teen were taken to Shifa hospital in Gaza City, ministry of health spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said.

Firefighters were able to control the fire after the truck exploded, a spokesman for Gaza’s civil defense forces told Ma’an.

The cause of the explosion is still being investigated.

Author: OccPalGaza

Blogging from Gaza-current events, news and actions against the Occupation.

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