GAZA, 3rd February, 2016 (WAM) — The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, announced today that two of its members, including a field commander, died when a tunnel collapsed in the central area of the Gaza Strip.

The two, from Nusirat camp, died during their work in the tunnel, the Al Qassam Brigade said in a statement. Last week, seven members of Al-Qassam brigades were killed when a tunnel collapsed north of Gaza.