A very loud explosion was heard in central Israel on Thursday evening. Supposedly it came from an explosion at an old factory located near Herzliya, north of Tel Aviv. A 7-meter crater was found at the site. No other details have been released at this time.
??? – Unknown explosion reported near #Herzliya, heard in central Israel according to several witnesses. No immediate comment from authorities. Footage allegedly of a crater found near Herzliya after a large explosion in the area. The cause is still not clear. pic.twitter.com/BjyB6q2kyl
— ??The Informant (@theinformantofc) June 22, 2023
Residents in the area have been told to close their windows. No injuries have been reported.
According to Channel 12, the explosion was from an old underground bunker storing 3 tons of explosives.
פרסום ראשון: הפיצוץ האדיר בהרצליה – בונקר תת-קרקעי ישן עם 3 טונות של חומרי נפץ@ndvori
? כבאות והצלה pic.twitter.com/Q2IiJM0NLV
— החדשות – N12 (@N12News) June 23, 2023