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Three Citizens Killed in Separate Tunnel Incidents along the Egyptian Border

22-03-2008

At approximately 3:30pm on 22/3/2008, civil defense crews found the body of 20-year-old Emad Al Ashi.
He suffocated in a collapsed tunnel between Rafah Governate and Egypt in As Salam neighborhood in southern Rafah.
Search and rescue teams were deployed on 3:30pm on 21/3/2008.

23-year-old Mahmoud Al Baesheti died after a tunnel collapsed on him at approximately 1:30pm on 15/3/2008.
They found his body after searching for five days on the Egyptian side of the border.
He was found smothered in a tunnel between Rafah Governate and Egypt in As Salam neighborhood.
Egyptian authorities handed over his body to Palestinians at approximately 2:30pm on 20/3/2008.

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1:30pm on 20/3/2008, civil defense crews found the body of 22-year-old Ashraf Attia in a tunnel between Rafah Governate and Egypt in As Salam neighborhood.
Search and rescue operations had begun at 12:30pm that day.

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