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        3/22/2013, Nisan 11, 5773

      Hospital Manager: Akko Mayor had a Narrow Escape


      Manager Mas'ad Barhoum of the hospital in Nahariya said, Thursday evening, that Mayor Shim'on Lankri of Akko was miraculously saved after he was shot in the chest at the nearby Kafr Yassif Junction. Doctor Barhoum told reporters that the entry and exit wounds were in the mayor's chest and armpit. He continued, "He is suffering from a wound to the upper part of his lung but there was no damage to a blood vessel and he is breathing on his own." The doctor said, "A centimeter the other way and the story would have ended differently."