Police said welding work at the gas station apparently set off the blast.
A nurse at Ramallah Hospital said two people were killed and 20 suffered serious burns. One security official said he received word of eight people killed, but that report could not immediately be confirmed independently, reports AP.
Sirens were heard across Ramallah, as ambulances rushed to the scene.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year