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  8/21/2013, Elul 15, 5773

Joseph's Tomb Worshipers Attacked with Rocks

Israel Defense Forces pursued and detained three people who attacked worshipers with rocks near Joseph's Tomb on the outskirts of Shchem early Wednesday morning. The suspects were transferred to Palestinian Authority security forces. Israelis had travelled to the ancient holy site for an overnight prayer service. Attackers also hurled rocks at the bus in which the Israeli worshipers were travelling, but causes no injuries or damages.