Fire fighters control fire in Rafah smuggling tunnel
Published Sunday 09/03/2014 (updated) 09/03/2014 19:01
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Fire fighters on Sunday controlled a huge fire inside a smuggling tunnel under the border with Egypt in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, civil defense sources said.
Deputy director of Rafah civil defense services Ali Tantawi told Ma'an that fire fighters were notified of a fire in a tunnel south of the Salah al-Din Route.
He reported that it took firefighters "only ten minutes to control the fire," and no injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire was not clear.