Last Update: 14:49
According to police reports, shortly before 3 a.m. an anonymous phone call reported to police emergency services that there was an explosive device behind the Dafni Police station which had only 40 minutes before it would explode.
Emery services from the counterterrorism squad were dispatched and were able to locate the device which had been placed in a handbag along with a mechanical timer. They detonated the small explosive device in two controlled explosions.
No one was injured and the counterterrorism squad is investigating the incident.