[Sunday October 27, 2013] The Al-Qassam brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, has reported that one of its fighters was killed in an accident in one of its border tunnels in southern Gaza.The Brigades said that Saleh Yousef Al-Basheety, 23, was one of its senior fighters.

There have been dozens of Palestinians who were killed in numerous accidents in the tunnels, mainly after the tunnels collapse on them, while other were electrocuted by exposed wires.

At least 232 Palestinians have also been killed in tunnel collapse accidents since the siege was imposed on Gaza.

This number includes at least 20 Palestinians who were killed after the Israeli army bombarded several tunnels as they were in them.