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Israel Soap Blazing After Mysterious Explosion; 4 Dead; Loss Sep at $280,000

One of Israel’s largest salad oil and soap factories is still blazing late today after an explosion last night tore through the plant killing at least four workers and starting a fire which has caused an estimated $280,000 worth of damage. Police have already begun an investigation of the unexplained blast, while fire brigades from Tel Aviv and nearby towns are still battling to bring the flames under control.