Egypt pumps toxic gas into Gaza tunnel, three Palestinians dead

On Thursday Three Palestinians died as the Egyptian military pumped toxic gas into a smuggling tunnel, Palestinian media reported.

The tunnel stretches from the Gaza Strip to the Sinai peninsula.

In 2019, two Palestinians died and several others wounded after Egyptian troops pumped toxic fumes into a smuggling tunnel stretching into the Sinai Peninsula from the Gaza Strip. In February 2017, three Palestinians were killed in a tunnel between Gaza and Sinai in similar circumstances.