Gaza man electrocuted inside tunnel

According to source, a resident of the Gaza Strip was electrocuted as he worked inside the tunnel on Egypt border.

Gaza man electrocuted inside tunnel

World Bulletin / News Desk 

A resident of the Gaza Strip died on Saturday after being electrocuted as he worked in a tunnel on the border between the blockaded territory and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, a medical source has said.

Ibrahim Islih, 21, a resident of the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, was electrocuted as he worked inside the tunnel, the source told.

Egyptian authorities have been cracking down on a network of smuggling tunnels between Sinai and Gaza for several months now.

The clampdown brought to a halt tunnel digging activities in the Gaza Strip.

Egypt says the tunnels are used in militant activities inside Sinai.

Last Mod: 12 Nisan 2015, 09:22
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