There has been an explosion in the coastal city Netanya of Israel. the initial reports say that at least three people have died and another 30 persons have been injured in the blast.
"There was an explosion in a four-storey building in Netanya, and several people were hurt," Micky Rosenfeld, an Israeli police spokesman, told the AFP news agency.
The Israeli police is investigating the matter from all angles. They are specially looking for any clues that whether it was an act of terrorism or some accidental blast.
However most of the wittnesses believe that it was a result of explosion of a gas cylinder, because many people residing inside the building use gas cylinders. Many people are trapped under the rubbles and the cranes are on the scene to remove the debris and pull them out.