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  7/13/2014, Tammuz 15, 5774

Rocket Takes Out Power in Gaza

A rocket hit a high-tension line around Gaza, Sunday evening, cutting off power to 70,000 residents in southern Gaza.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Infrastructure Minister Silvan Shalom instructed leaders of the Israel Electric Company not to fix the malfunction. They noted the repair could take hours and opposed putting repair personnel at risk.

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