The Jerusalem Post reports:
Two youths, ages 17 and 19 from Rehovot were arrested early Sunday for trying to blow up a gas canister in Rehovot Friday morning.
What could have become a disaster was narrowly averted when firefighters arrived on the scene and put out the fire, which would have caused a massive explosion, causing widespread injuries and probably deaths.
The large canister supplies cooking gas to two adjacent apartment
buildings, in which some 300 people live, Israel Radio reported.
Inciting material and weapons munitions were found during a police search of the suspect's residence.
Police officials said that the incident was being treated as an attempted terrorist attack.
The perpetrators had spray-painted anti-Sharon and anti-disengagement slogans on the premises.…
Rabbis, be careful with your words. Too many among us are taking them literally.