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One Dead, 16 Wounded in Gaza City Explosion

Palestinian health officials say a Hamas militant is dead and that 16 people have been wounded in an explosion Saturday at a home in Gaza City.

Officials say two of the wounded are in critical condition.

Witnesses say the home belonged to the victim, a Hamas activist named Nader Abu Shaban.

Officials say the cause of the explosion is under investigation.

Several Palestinians have been killed after explosives being stored, or made, in their homes accidentally detonated.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP and AP.