4 Palestinians killed in blast near Gaza-Israel border: ministry

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – Four Palestinians were killed in an explosion near the Gaza-Israel border on Saturday, the health ministry in Gaza said, in circumstances that were unclear.  

The Hamas-controlled ministry said the explosion east of Rafah in southern Gaza was caused by an Israeli strike, but an army spokesman said they no knowledge of any such strike.

Israel normally acknowledges strikes inside Gaza.

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