2 Palestinians, including Hamas fighter, killed in Gaza tunnels
Feb. 13, 2017 8:19 P.M. (Updated: Feb. 13, 2017 8:22 P.M.)
GAZA (Ma’an) -- At least two Palestinians were killed in tunnels in the
besieged Gaza Strip, sources said on Monday.
The Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas movement,
said that one of its fighters, 22-year-old Ahmad Asaad Shihada al-Barim from
the town of Khan Yunis, was killed when a “resistance tunnel” collapsed.
While al-Qassam did not specify where the tunnel was located, the use of the
term “resistance tunnel” generally indicates tunnels between Gaza and
Separately, the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) site said on Monday
that a worker had been killed when Egyptian forces flooded a smuggling
tunnel between the North African country and the blockaded Palestinian
PIC identified the Palestinian worker as Mumin Abu Hamid.