Man critically wounded in Netanya car explosion
ByJPOST.COM STAFF
05 July 2013 13:54
Background of explosion not yet clear to police; suspicions that 50-year-old man may have been attempting suicide.
Car following explosion, July 5, 2013

burned out car370. (photo credit:Ronen Gurevich)

A car exploded at the corner of Ehud Manor and Zalman Shazar streets in Netanya on Friday morning, leaving a man, 50, critically wounded.

The victim was taken to Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer with multiple injuries and burns to 100 percent of his body. He was unconscious and connected to a respirator when he was evacuated.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.


Police were investigating whether the explosion was the result of a suicide attempt or perhaps of a mechanical failure.

Relevant to your professional network? Please share on Linkedin

Tags:
  • Israel news
  • Netanya
  • crime
  • Prev Article
    US universities representatives tour Israel’s higher education institutions
    The American University Presidents and Chancellor at the Knesset.
    Eritrean migrants: Illustratory
    Activist: Uncertainty 'is killing’ Eritrean asylum-seekers
    Next Article
    Share this article via
    from around the web
    Related Content
    Riot
    31 August 2014
    Rioting resumes throughout east Jerusalem Saturday night

    By DANIEL K. EISENBUD

    Top Stories
    Israel Weather
    • 5 - 18
      Beer Sheva
      9 - 18
      Tel Aviv - Yafo
    • 6 - 14
      Jerusalem
      9 - 17
      Haifa
    • 12 - 21
      Elat
      9 - 19
      Tiberias