1 dead, 2 hurt in blast at south Gaza crossing: Medics

 One Palestinian was killed and two others injured Tuesday when a blast hit a fuel truck at a crossing in southern Gaza, medics said.

AFP| Updated: Nov 11, 2014, 13:15 PM IST

Gaza City: One Palestinian was killed and two others injured Tuesday when a blast hit a fuel truck at a crossing in southern Gaza, medics said.

Emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said a 20-year-old man had been killed in the explosion which took place on the Palestinian side of the Kerem Shalom commercial crossing.

Officials were not immediately able to say whether it was the result of an accident or a deliberate attack.