Published: 2018-02-01 21:26
Last Updated: 2018-02-02 10:41
Eight Palestinians were killed on Thursday in an explosion in Gaza, officials said that the explosion was an intentional act after a family fight.
Spokesperson for the Hamas Ministry of Health said that eight people were killed in the explosion, including children; another 20 were wounded in “an explosion at a home” in the Gaza City.
A statement that was issued by police said a Gaza resident deliberately set a gas canister on fire while fighting with relatives, which caused the explosion.
The statement also said the police were investigating the incident.
Eyewitnesses said that the explosion caused a severe damage to the two-storey building.