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  3/23/2012, Adar 29, 5772

ZAKA: Israeli Diver Drowned in Nigeria

The ZAKA emergency organization reported, Friday morning, that a 31-year-old Israeli diver drowned in Nigeria. Authorities want to perform an autopsy on the body but ZAKA is trying to prevent the examination, claiming it appears to be unnecessary. Autopsies are generally forbidden under Jewish law, unless of life-saving importance.

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