Ashkelon bakery owner where man died in explosion investigated for negligence

This morning police arrested the owner of the bakery where a gas balloon exploded on Sunday, causing the death of Ashkelon resident Maxim (Mischim) Shimoni.

The business owner, in his 60s, was investigated on suspicion of being responsible for death by negligence. He was released to house arrest at the end of the investigation. Police also began procedure to examine the closure of his business.