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  11/19/2012, Kislev 5, 5773

NIS 120M Damage to Southern Industry from Fighting

Damage to industry in southern Israel in the six days of Operation Pillar of Defense has been estimated at 120 million shekels, according to an analysis, released Monday, by the research department in the economics branch of the Manufacturers' Association.

According to figures gathered by the association's southern chapter, three-quarters of the workers in the region showed up for work, Monday morning, as opposed to 80 percent on Sunday.