web analytics
November 25, 2015 / 13 Kislev, 5776
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post

Gas Tank Explosion Wipes Out Jerusalem Family

JewishPress Logo

A Jerusalem couple and their only child, a two-year-old boy, were killed in a gas explosion that also injured 14 others late Sunday night their apartment building in the Gilo neighborhood in southern Jerusalem.

Police have arrested a gas technician had worked on the premises before the blast, and a Jerusalem court has remanded him for two days. Residents in the apartment complex have complained to the gas supplier for several months about leaking gas.

The family was identified as Avraham Tufan, age 56, his wife Galit, 42, and their son Yosef Chaim. A 50-year-old woman was hospitalized in critical condition. Most of the others who were injured have been released from the hospital.

About the Author: JewishPress.com brings you the latest in Jewish news from around the world. Stay up to date by following up on Facebook and Twitter. Do you have something noteworthy to report? Submit your news story to us here.

If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

3 Responses to “Gas Tank Explosion Wipes Out Jerusalem Family”

  1. Terribly sad…bd”e

  2. Carolin Knox says:

    More info desired.

  3. May God Bless Them and be with the injured and comfort them.

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
IDF Recommends Giving Palestinian Authority Weapons and Freeing Prisoners

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/gas-tank-explosion-wipes-out-jerusalem-family/2014/01/20/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: