Israel: Huge blast rocks Jaffa area in Tel Aviv

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Jerusalem, November 28: A large explosion and fire have rocked an area of Tel Aviv resulting in casualties, though it appeared the incident was accidental, Israeli media reported on Tuesday. But there is no clarity on the number of casualties.

Huge blast rocks Jaffa area in Tel Aviv (representative image)

The explosion and fire occurred at a hardware store in the Jaffa area, reports said. There were conflicting reports on casualties, with Haaretz newspaper saying three people were killed, while other news media reported various numbers of wounded.

Haaretz reported that the incident was likely not criminal, though an investigation was ongoing.Police could not immediately be reached for comment.


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