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Fake bomb causes panic in Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A fake bomb planted at the Tel Aviv Port as part of a training exercise caused panic.

Ynet reported that an alert citizen on Monday noticed a man placing a box under a car and called police. The area was roped off and the port was evacuated.

An agent in training who was supposed to plant a fake bomb under the car caused the disruption, according to Ynet. The newspaper reported that three employees of one of Israel’s security agencies were suspended over the incident.
 

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