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Navy, police conduct controlled underwater explosion of ordnance

Judah Ari Gross is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

An Israel Navy ship takes part in a surprise exercise off of Israel's northern coast on September 25, 2019. (Israel Defense Forces/File)
Illustrative: An Israel Navy ship takes part in a surprise exercise off of Israel's northern coast on September 25, 2019. (Israel Defense Forces)

The Israeli Navy and Israel Police are dispatched to recover a piece of ordnance that was discovered off the coast of central Israel this morning, the military says.

“The ordnance was neutralized in a controlled detonation under the water,” the Israel Defense Forces says.

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