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        7/17/2013, Av 10, 5773

      Knesset Holds Session on Child Deaths in Parked Cars


      The Knesset held an emergency session Wednesday morning in response to the deaths of several children accidentally left in hot cars. Participants at the session included Deputy Transportation Minister MK Tzipi Hotovely-Alon (Likud - Yisrael Beitenu), Chairman of the Rights of the Child, Member of Knesset Orly Levi-Abekasis (Likud - Yisrael Beitenu) and others. They discussed ways to prevent the accidental death of infants and toddlers from heat stroke and suffocation left in parked cars, especially in the hot summer months.