5 injured as explosion rocks Rehovot event hall during wedding of crime figure

An explosion has been heard at an event hall in the central Israel city of Rehovot during the wedding ceremony of the head of an organized crime organization, according to police and Hebrew media.

Police say five people were lightly injured and officers are examining the device that exploded.

Hebrew media says officers suspect the item is a stun grenade. Two of the injured have reportedly been taken to hospital, while the other three suffered acute anxiety attacks.

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