Days Of Palestine – Gaza
Medical sources in Gaza confirmed today that one more person critically wounded in the explosion and fire that broke out at Nusseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip has died of his wounds, bringing the total number of fatalities to 16.
It identified the victim as Mohammad al-Shaer, 20, and said he died at Najah Hospital in the northern West Bank city of Nablus where he was transferred for treatment.
A large gas tank exploded at a bakery in Nusseirat camp last Thursday, causing a big fire that engulfed the entire area, damaged many buildings and destroyed several vehicles.
Ten people were killed immediately and the rest died later of their wounds. At least 56 others were injured, including 14 serious and 8 critical. The rest were moderate or light.
Some of the wounded were rushed to hospitals in the West Bank for treatment.