A mother from Rahat was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of stabbing three of her children to death and injuring a fourth child, police reported.

Two of the children, boys aged eight and four, were pronounced dead on the spot by paramedics and a month-old baby was pronounced dead after failed attempts at resuscitation. A one-year-old baby was evacuated to Soroka Medical Center and was in a good condition after receiving medical treatment.

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