Police called to Tzipi Livni's home after explosion heard

Firecracker reportedly thrown at security post; neighbors say cloud of smoke seen rising from Tel Aviv house; Livni not in area at time.

livni at rabbinical assembly 311 (photo credit: Courtesy)
livni at rabbinical assembly 311
(photo credit: Courtesy)
A loud explosion was heard Friday very close the Tel Aviv home of Opposition Leader Tzipi Livni (Kadima.)
No injuries were reported as a result of the blast and Livni was not as her home at the time of the blast.
According to reports, the explosion was caused by a firecracker which was thrown at the security post outside Livni's house in the Ramat HaHayal neighborhood of north Tel Aviv.
A cloud of smoke was seen rising next to the house after the explosion was heard, eyewitnesses and neighbors said.
Police and Shin Bet forces rushed to the scene. A bomb disposal unit scoured the area and inspected the premises.
Police were investigating claims that the incident was a prank, and who was behind the explosion.