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Blast rocks Gaza City neighborhood, no injuries

June 19, 2014 3:54 P.M. (Updated: June 20, 2014 10:56 P.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- A large blast rocked the Tuffah neighborhood in Gaza City Thursday around noon, eyewitnesses said.

Witnesses told Ma'an that the blast was caused by an explosion inside a house in the neighborhood, with no further details.

Spokesman for the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza Ashraf al-Qidra confirmed that there were no injuries in the blast.

He added that ambulances and fire fighters rushed to the scene.

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