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  5/16/2013, Sivan 7, 5773

No Israeli Casualties in Katmandu


The source of an explosion in Katmandu, the capital of Nepal, Thursday evening, was a gas balloon about 500 meters from the city's Chabad Lubavitch center, according to the Foreign Ministry.

There's an Israeli restaurant in the area but at this point there are no known Israeli casualties. The Foreign Ministry said, "The Israeli emissaries are alive and well."