Nazareth: Weapons factory fire sets off explosives

A fire broke out in weapons factory in Nazareth Illlit on Friday, causing a series of explosions as the volatile materials detonated under the intense heat. No one was reported hurt in the incident, but the factory was completely burnt. Security and firefighting crews were unable to enter the premises due to the constant blasts, and were therefore unsuccessful in controlling the blaze. There were as yet no plans to evacuate the surrounding area.