Explosion in military factory near Tel Aviv raises massive cloud of smoke

Fire and rescue services worked to put out the fire and have reported that the incident is under control and poses no danger to the public.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
July 15, 2019 15:57
Smoke rising from an explosion at a military warehouse in Herzliya

Smoke rising from an explosion at a military warehouse in Herzliya. (photo credit: FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE)

An explosion rocked Israel Military Industries' warehouse near Tel Aviv on Monday, raising a pillar of smoke into the sky. 

The explosion reportedly occurred in a warehouse used to store smoke grenades, with an unknown malfunction causing the explosion.

Fire and rescue services worked to put out the fire and have reported that the incident is under control and that it poses no danger to the public.

A source from the company also claimed that the smoke causes no harm to anyone.


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