Court extends detention of Jerusalem gas explosion suspects

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 21, 2018 13:13
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Courts in Jerusalem extended the detention of two suspects involved in the gas explosion that took place in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Baka Tuesday, Police announced on Wednesday.

"The investigation continues and police have arrested one of the workers and a contractor who was managing the work," police said in a statement, noting the investigation is ongoing.

One person died as a result of the explosion, and two others were injured.


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