DEATH TOLL IN GAZA REFUGEE CAMP FIRE RISES TO 13

The death toll from the gas tank explosion at a bakery in the Nusseirat refugee camp in the besieged Gaza Strip on Thursday March 5th has now reached 13.

After the death of 60-year-old Shadi Khawas, from the Bureij refugee camp, on Saturday March 7th, two more people were reported succumbing to their injuries on Monday March 9th.

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The deceased victims have been identified as Osama Hasan al-Banna(50) and Hanafi Mahmoud Abu al-Leil(41).

Dual explosions at the Banna bakery on Thursday followed the leak of three tons of gas from a large gas tank.

10 people died immediately in the fire that spread rapidly in the crowded area, and at least 56 other people were injured, 22 of them suffering serious or critical injuries.

Beyond the bakery, several apartment buildings, three factories, 27 shops 42, street stalls and 22 vehicles were destroyed in the conflagration.

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MASSIVE FIRE AT NUSSEIRAT REFUGEE CAMP IN BESIEGED GAZA KILLS 11

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Victim number 11 claimed in the Nusseirat explosion and fire

Author: @IAmTheAntidote

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