[Monday, January 27, 2014] Palestinian medical sources have reported that a Palestinian teenager was killed in an explosion which took place, on Sunday, in the al-Boeij refugee camp, in central Gaza.The sources said that Ashraf Farajallah, 18, died of serious injuries to the head resulting from the blast. Security sources in Gaza said the causes of the blast remain unknown.

Ashraf al-Qodra, spokesperson of the Ministry of Health in Gaza, stated that Farajallah was initially moved to al-Aqsa Hospital in the nearby town of Deir al-Balah, the Palestine News Network (PNN) has reported.

He was subsequently moved to Shifa Medical Center, in Gaza city, due to the seriousness of his condition, but succumbed to his injuries.

Earlier on Monday, soldiers shot and seriously wounded a Palestinian farmer in the Abu al-Ajeen area, southeast of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza.

The sources said that the wounded farmer, 34 years of age, was shot by a live round to the chest, and was moved to al-Aqsa Hospital in Deir al-Balah, suffering a serious injury.