In the Gaza strip held the funeral of the commanders and fighters of the «Islamic Jihad» and Hamas killed when a tunnel collapsed, East of Khan Younis. This tunnel was blown on 30 October, the Israeli military.
According to the Palestinian media, as a result of collapse of the tunnel killed eight militants and 13 were injured, while five are still missing. Search operation continues.
Among victims – the commander of the «Brigades of al-Quds» (the military wing of «Islamic Jihad») the Central district of the Gaza strip, Arafat Abu Murshid and his Deputy Hassan Abu Hasnin, the commander of a rescue unit Hamas, Hussam Abdullah al-Sumari, and others.
Based on the available information, the militants were victims of not only the blasting of the tunnel by the Israeli military, but the detonation of explosives that were housed in this tunnel. The media also report on the use of military chemical warfare agents, but this information is not officially confirmed.