The Palestinians in Gaza, who have been under strict siege for ten years, use the tunnels with Egypt to smuggle necessary livelihoods
Credible sources said that the Egyptian forces injected the poisonous gas as part of their war on the food tunnels between Gaza and Egypt
Three Palestinian workers from Gaza Strip were killed on Saturday morning after breathing poisonous gas released by Egyptians as part of their war on food smuggling tunnels.
Palestinian civil fighters announced that they evacuated bodies of three Palestinian workers form one of the tunnel between the Gaza Strip and Egypt.
The civil fighters also said that they evacuated ten other workers in serious conditions from the same tunnels.
According to the medical sources in Abu-Jousef al-Najjar Hospital in Rafah, the Palestinian workers nihilated poisonous gas injected in the tunnel.
Credible sources said that the Egyptian forces injected the poisonous gas as part of their war on the food tunnels between Gaza and Egypt.
The medical sources identified the dead workers as Abdullah al-Namooly, 23, Salameh abu-Shosha, 24, ad Obaid al-Sofi, 25.
It is worth mentioning that the Palestinians use the tunnels to smuggle essential livelihoods for the residents of the coastal enclave, which has been under strict Israeli and internationally backed siege for ten years.
After the reports about the deaths, Hamas and the other Palestinian factions called for Egypt to stop taking part in the siege, as well as they called for the international community to put pressure on Israel to lift the inhumane siege on the Strip.
(Source / 25.02.2017)