South TA: Gas tank explodes as man attempts suicide

July 24, 2010 11:44

A 30-year-old man attempted to take his life by exploding a propane gas tank in an apartment in Hatikva neighborhood in south Tel Aviv Saturday morning.

The man blew up the tank as police arrived, injuring himself moderately and a police officer lightly.Magen David Adom crews evacuated the man to Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv as firefighters contained the resulting fire.

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