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  סיון 17, 5768 , 20/06/08

Samaria: Jewish Youth Fired 'Kassam' at Arab Village

A student at "Od Yosef Chai" Yeshiva in the Samarian Jewish community of Yitzhar recently assembled a "Kassam"-type rocket and fired it at a neighboring village, NRG-Maariv reported Friday. According to the report, Rabbi Itzik Shapira, who heads the yeshiva, is suspected of involvement in the incident.

The rocket landed in a field between Yitzhar and the Arab village that was targeted and exploded a few meters away from a Breslaver Hasidic Jew who was busy praying at the time. No one was hurt.

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