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        12/13/2013, Tevet 10, 5774

      Stranded Motorists Asked to Turn on Emergency Flashers


      The police department's traffic division called on motorists in the Jerusalem area, Friday, to activate their emergency flashers if they were stranded so that rescue forces could help them.

      Police, Border Police and other Israel Defense Units have rescued about 2,000 people who were stuck in their cars in Jerusalem and at entrances to the capital because of snow on the road. About 500 people were taken to the Binyanei Ha'uma Jerusalem Convention Center, where they were given blankets, mattresses and hot food. Other sheltered areas have been set up in the Jerusalem region.

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