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  5/16/2013, Sivan 7, 5773

Report: Explosion, Fire Next to Chabad of Katmandu

An explosion took place, Thursday evening, at a hotel next to Chabad of Katmandu, Nepal. The hotel went up in flames and collapsed. Injuries were reported but it was not clear if the casualties included Israelis. The circumstances surrounding the incident are not yet known.

Chabad Spokesman, Rabbi Mendy Brod said the Chabad staff was okay and the incident was not tied to Chabad.