On Palestinian was killed and another 16 injured when an explosion took place at a house located in Gaza City on Saturday morning.

Medical sources said that among those 16 injured there are two critical. The sources added that those injured are members of the family that owns the house and neighbors.

Eyewitnesses told reports that the house belongs to Nader Abu Sha’ban, a Hamas member, and the house is located in the center of Gaza City.

Palestinian security forces and police rushed to the scene and started an investigation; to the time of this report the causes of the explosion remains unknown.