At least 21 people, including seven children, are killed when a fire erupts in a residential building in the Jabalia camp in the northern Gaza Strip, rescue workers and hospital officials say.
Sources from the al-Andounisi hospital says that several more people have been injured and taken to the medical center, and that the death toll is likely to increase.
The cause of the blaze is not immediately clear.
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A spokesperson for the Gaza Civilian Defense Corps said the fire has now been extinguished.
The investigation teams is still looking into the cause of the fire and the final number of victims,” he says.