Four Palestinian militants killed in accidental explosion near Israel border

Vastavam web: Four Palestinian militants from Islamic Jihad were killed in an apparent accidental explosion near the Gaza-Israel border today, the group said.Islamic Jihad’s armed wing, in a statement, said four of its fighters had been killed during “preparations”, without giving further details.The men died when a tuk tuk vehicle exploded a few hundred metres from the border with Israel, an AFP correspondent at the scene said.

The explosions comes a day after a third Friday of protests along the Gaza-Israel border.Thousands gathered to call for a return to their historic homelands in what is now Israel.One person was killed yesterday as Israeli forces along the border fired at stone-throwing protesters.