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  1/31/2012, Shevat 7, 5772

40 Injured in Be'er Ya'akov Fire

Forty people were injured in the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday morning, when a fire broke out in an apartment building in Be'er Ya'akov, south of Tel Aviv. Most of the people suffered smoke inhalation. A number of people suffered broken bones after jumping out of windows.

The victims were sent to Tel Hashomer, Kaplan and Asaf Harofe hospitals.