Gaza explosion kills six Palestinians


Six people were killed in the explosion, while another three suffered injuries and were rushed to Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital, Gaza's Health Ministry announced.

The ongoing Palestinian protest at the Gaza-Israel frontier turned worse on Friday, May 4, when Israeli forces fired at the demonstrators who targeted a border terminal, leaving 1,100 people injured.

No Israelis have been hurt in the weeks of protests and the military has faced worldwide criticism for its use of live ammunition.

The protests have been held for six consecutive weeks.

Palestinians have been gathering since 30 March in encampments along the eastern border of the Gaza Strip in protests meant to highlight their legitimate right of return to their land from which they were driven out by Zionist militias and terrorist gangs in 1948.

Hamas' military wing however blamed Israel in a statement and said a "heinous crime has been committed against our fighters".

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The Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas terror group, said the explosion had been triggered when a "technological espionage system" planted by Israel was opened.

Correspondents say explosions in Gaza in the past have been caused by Israeli air strikes, by feuding between Palestinian factions or by the mishandling of explosives by militant groups.

"The IDF will continue to operate against terror activities from above and below ground and sees the Hamas terrorist organization as exclusively responsible for what is happening in and out of the Gaza Strip", the army said in a statement. Palestinians deny those allegations.

The explosion took place in Deir el-Balah, in central Gaza Strip, the Palestinian WAFA news agency reported.

Palestinians mark May 15, the anniversary of Israel's founding, as their "nakba", or catastrophe.

Also Friday, two IDF drones sent to observe the protests crashed on the Palestinian side of the border, with Palestinian media outlets claiming they were downed by protesters.

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