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Gaza locals attend funeral of Hamas fighters

June 21, 2014 6:54 P.M. (Updated: June 22, 2014 4:02 P.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Palestinians on Saturday attended the funeral of five men who died in an explosion in Gaza City days before, a Ma'an reporter said.

Several members of Hamas' al-Qassam Brigades attended the funeral, which took place in the al-Omari mosque in Gaza City.

Five members of the Brigades and a firefighter died in an explosion while training inside a tunnel in the al-Tuffah neighborhood of the city on Thursday.

The dead Hamas fighters were identified as Salman Naim al-Harazin, Ahmad Khalil Ayyad, Ibrahim Salih al-Qar'an, Raed Kamil Marshoud, and Khalil al-Gharabli, all from al-Shujaiyeh neighborhood.
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