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Eilat Ammunition Explosion Claims Its 23rd Victim; Live Mine Caused Disaster

The Eilat ammunition explosion that occurred nine days ago claimed its 23rd victim today. Pvt. Moshe Maimon, 20, of Tel Aviv, died in a hospital of his wounds. An official inquiry by the armed forces determined the disaster resulted from a live mine exploding in a truckload of mines being unloaded at the military jetty in Eilat.