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  7/2/2012, Tammuz 12, 5772

Police: Pipeline Blast Apparently during Quarrying

Police said, Monday afternoon, that the explosion in a pipe carrying hydrochloric acid at a facility south of 'Ein Yahav apparently ocurred during the quarrying of stone at the site.

One man was killed, another critically injured and three seriously injured as a result of the explosion, including the inhalation of noxious fumes. Four were lightly injured.