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While You Were Keeping Shabbat


(All times are local, Israel)

Friday, 7 PM: an Arab terrorist was moderately injured by IDF fire near the Mount Hebron village of Idhna, after trying to damage the security fence.

Friday, 7:15 PM: An Eritrean national, 20, was moderately injured after falling off his bicycle near the Megiddo junction. He was taken to Haemek Medical Center in Afula, where his condition deteriorated and he was pronounced dead.

Saturday, 12:45 AM: A man, 20, was critically wounded in his upper body in the town of Rahat. The circumstances are not yet clear.

Saturday, 5:08 AM: An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter scale, 8.5 miles deep, shook Iran. Local television reported 15 injuries and damage to property.

Saturday, 6:15 AM: AFP reported at least 22 deaths in a Coal mine explosion in Guizhou District, China.

Saturday, 7:35 AM: Red alert was sounded in the Sha’ar Hanegev and Sdot Negev Regional Councils. But no rocket hits have been reported inside Israel.

Saturday, 8 AM: The body of a man, 30, was found near the hotel Sol Marin in Nahariya, after he had apparently drowned.

Saturday, 11 AM: Pakistani media reported at least 17 killed And 64 wounded in a series of attacks that took place in Peshawar, Mardan, Karachi, Kalat and Chaman.

Saturday, 3 PM: The AP and BBC News reported at least 40 killed and 100 wounded by two cars bombs that exploded in the Turkish town of Reyhanli near the border with Syria.

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