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  4/29/2014, Nissan 29, 5774

Wounded Ukrainian Jewish Mayor Flown to Israel


Mayor Gennady (Moshe) Kernes of the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv was flown to Israel, Monday evening, after he was shot in the back during a Monday-morning run. Arutz Sheva's reporter in Kharkiv said Ukrainian authorities made the decision based on Israel's experience in dealing with such serious wounds to internal organs.

An investigation into the attack indicated the shooter was skilled and had an accurate weapon. An unexploded grenade was found in the area where the attack took place.

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