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  סיון 13, 5774 , 11/06/14

Factory Worker in Moderate Condition after Viper Bites

A factory worker in Dalton, a moshav in the northern Galil, found an unwelcome surprise waiting for him on Wednesday morning under a box in the factory warehouse. The 28-year-old worker was bit in his left hand by a poisonous viper after lifting the box it was evidently hiding behind, reports Channel 10.

He was evacuated to the Ziv Hospital in nearby Tzfat (Safed), while in light to moderate condition. As for the snake, it was captured after getting caught in rolls of tape that were at the site.

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