PHOTOS: Tel Aviv: Authorities Probing Explosions Involving LP Gas Balloons

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There were three LP gas explosions in Tel Aviv on Sunday morning, 19 Shevat; two taking place on Almagor Street and one on Rama Street (parallel) to Almagor. A number of buildings were evacuated, and five fire trucks responded. Two apartments were damaged as a result of the explosions. Three victims were transported to a local hospital with smoke inhalations.

According to preliminary findings by police and fire officials, the incidents are not criminal in nature and they are continuing the probe on the premise of possible neglegine or technical malfunction.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Photo Credit: אליהו אליוביץ – קבוצת העיתונאים רוטרניק:)




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