Woman injured in apparent Kiryat Tivon gas blast

A 70-year-old woman is hospitalized in serious but stable condition with extensive burns suffered when a suspected gas canister exploded in a northern Israel home.

Medics say the woman was pulled out of the Kiryat Tivon home with second degree burns all over her body. She was stabilized and rushed to a hospital.

Rescuers said the explosion caused “extensive destruction.”

There is no immediate word from authorities on a cause for the blast.

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