On Saturday, May 18th 2013, a Palestinian worker named Mussa Ibrahim Mustafa Ghunaim, suffocated when a tunnel collapsed in Rafah, near the southern Yibna area.
At approximately 2:25 pm, Palestinian medical sources at Abu Yussif Al Najjar Hospital reported the death.
Ghunaim is a resident of Attanawur neighborhood in Rafah.
Since 2006, at least 241 Palestinians have been killed in tunnel accidents in Rafah, while 20 have been injured as a result of Israeli bombing of the tunnels.
Of those killed, 14 were children.
So far in 2013, eleven people have been killed is , including two children.