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  6/21/2013, Tammuz 13, 5773

20 Israelis Trapped in Indian Floods

About 20 Israelis are among the thousands who have been stranded as a result of flooding, this past week in northern India. The India Ink Website reported that the death toll in the flooding rose, Thursday, to 150.

Spokesman Jonathan Rosenzweig of the Foreign Ministry reported that none of the Israeli lives are threatened and that every effort is being made to get them out as soon as possible.