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Tuesday
Mar142017

Fireworks factory fire in central Israel leaves two dead

Goodshoot/Thinkstock(JERUSALEM) -- At least two people are dead after a fire broke out at a fireworks warehouse in central Israel Tuesday, according to Israeli police.

The blaze in the town of Porat spurred several explosions. Five others were injured and taken to nearby hospitals, Israel Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld tweeted.

Rosenfeld added that the situation is now under control.

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