Explosion in an Israeli missile factory.
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On Wednesday, an Israeli newspaper said that a missile factory in Ramle city in central Israel was rocked by an explosion during a routine test.
The explosion occurred during a routine test at the Tomer factory for advanced weapons, which develops rocket engines and houses various types of missiles.Haaretz newspaper.
The newspaper said that there were no casaulties or injuries due to the explosion. Tomer’s factory manufactures the Arrow 4 missile interception system and other defense systems for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). It also develops rocket engines and the Ofek satellite launchers.
An investigation has been launched to determine the cause of the explosion.