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Eight Persons Injured inside Tunnel on Gaza-Egypt Border

06-03-2012 00:00

At approximately 2:35 pm on Tuesday 6 March 2012, civil defense teams collected seven persons who were injured due to leakage of pesticide gas inside a tunnel on the Gaza-Egypt border in the Yebna area south of Rafah.
  The vice-director of civil defense in Rafah, Ali At-Tanttawi, was also injured during the evacuation of the victims.
  Al Mezan has identified the seven injured in the initial accident as follows:   ·         Omar Hamed Naser, 24; ·         Mohammed Mahmoud Zu’rub, 35; ·         Alaa’ Talal Fayyad, 22; ·         Abdel Salam Mohammed Al Ghalban, 35; ·         Zaki Burhum Breka, 29; ·         Usama Jumaa’ Ash-Sha’er, 27; and ·         Samer Tawfeq Abu Lebda, 29.
  All were admitted to Abu Yousif An-Najjar Hospital, where their injuries were described as moderate.

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