WATCH: Massive explosion in Jaffa/Tel Aviv

A huge explosion in Jaffa/Tel Aviv destroyed an entire building. Some reports indicate there may be people trapped, and several were wounded.

The explosion occurred in a paint store. It was a non-residential building.

United Hatzalah volunteer Benny Mizrachi reported from the scene: “I together with other United Hatzalah volunteers arrived here at Yeffet Street where a building is burning and numerous people are trapped inside. We are currently awaiting the okay from the Fire and Rescue crews at the scene who are working to evacuate those trapped inside to begin treating those who need medical attention as quickly as possible.”