The Palestinian news Agency Safa reported, citing local police that the explosion in an apartment building in Gaza city resulted in a family scandal.
The explosion occurred in the area of Sabra, southern Gaza city. According to rescue services, killed at least seven people, more than 20 were taken to the hospital Shifa in Gaza. The condition of several wounded men is estimated as critical.
The police earlier reported that in one of apartments there was an explosion of household gas, which led to the partial collapse of the building. A large number of victims, according to experts, due to the dilapidated condition of the building.
At the scene continues the rubble.