One Palestinian fighter was killed, Monday, and at least three others were injured, when a border tunnel collapsed on them, in the al-Qarara town, in the southern Gaza Strip district of Khan Younis.

The al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, said the Palestinian was one of its fighters, identified as Saleh al-Astal, 28.

Medical sources in Khan Younis said First Responders managed to locate al-Astal’s body, and rescued three other Palestinians, who suffered various injuries. They added that the search is still ongoing for two missing persons.