Police suspect criminal links to car explosion in Herzilya

Owner of vehicle known to police, has long criminal record; no injuries reported in blast; circumstances of incident not yet known.

September 21, 2010 10:54
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crime scene. (photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski [illustrative])


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An explosion in a parked car in Herzliya on Tuesday morning was likely criminally motivated, according to police suspicions.

The blast caused the car, which was parked on the city's Rehov Hanassi, to burst into flames.
No injuries were reported in the incident.

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The owner of the vehicle, Yaniv Cohen, is known to police and has a long criminal record.

Police suspect that an explosives devise was placed in the car but at this stage the circumstances of the incident are were unclear.

The street where the explosion took place is filled with businesses and coffee shops and at the time of the explosion children were on their way to school.

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