Live mortar found on Rishon Lezion beach

A unexploded mortar (known as a dud) was found on the beach in Rishon Lezion on Saturday, Israeli media sources reported.

Security inspectors came across the dud during a routine patrol and immediately directed the beachgoers to stay at a distance of at least 200 meters. Israel Police sappers were called in and are working to defuse the explosive charge, the sources said.

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