The blast was due to an explosion of accumulated methane gas, officials confirmed.
Police said there were no reported injuries, and that they believe the explosion was intentional.
Palestinian media reported that the explosion caused great destruction in the Omar Al-Mukhtar street in Gaza City, and that police cars and civil defense teams arrived at the scene.
The explosion that rocked the entire industrial park in the western Germany sent a column of black smoke into the air, with officials urging residents to shelter indoors and close their windows.
The horrific explosions that ripped through the port area of Beirut on Tuesday leaving dozens dead and thousands wounded have happened at a time when the country is already reeling under acute economic and political crisis, as well as battling the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.
As if the rampaging barbarity of COVID-19 wasn’t enough, as if the killer disease’s infinite assaults weren’t enough, the country, led by an irresponsible leadership, had to invite its complete destruction.
Photos from the scene showed a section of brick row houses destroyed with rubble strewn about as rescue workers climbed over a pile of debris, searching for victims.
In a brief televised speech, Prime Minister Hassan Diab said on Monday that he is taking "a step back” so he can stand with the people "and fight the battle for change alongside them.”
Lebanon has seen a spike in coronavirus-related cases and deaths in recent weeks, and they have hit a new record in the aftermath of the massive explosion that ripped through large parts of Beirut on August 4.