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Palestinian Dies in Tunnel Collapse on Gaza-Egypt Border Raising Death Toll to 234


At approximately 9:45 pm on Saturday 19 January 2013, civil defense teams recovered the body of Ibrahim Oweid Abu Mour, 18, who had been working in a tunnel on the Gaza-Egypt border near Al Barazil neighborhood, south of Rafah.
He died when the tunnel he was working in collapsed.
This raises the death toll to 234.
In addition, 20 Palestinians were killed inside tunnels as a result of two Israeli aerial attacks.
Nine of the 232 killed were children.
Since 2006, 598 persons were injured in separate incidents.

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