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Teenager killed in Gaza explosion

June 11, 2014 10:36 P.M. (Updated: June 11, 2014 10:37 P.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- A teenager was killed and another young man was injured in an explosion in al-Tuffah neighborhood in eastern Gaza City.

Spokesman for the Ministry of Health Ashraf al-Qidra told Ma'an that Khalil al-Ghussein, 13, was killed after sustaining injuries in an explosion in a house on Jaffa street in the neighborhood.

Police spokesman Ayub Abu Shar told Ma'an that the reasons for the explosion was not yet known.

Witnesses said the explosion caused damage to nearby houses.

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