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War in the underworld

The violent struggle between the Domrani, Shlomo families has battered the Lachish Region with shootings, assassinations; What are police doing about it?

Car bombing in Ashkelon.
Photo by: Courtesy Southern District Police
It was noon on July 2. The car belonging to crime family head Beni Shlomo cruised down the road from Moshav Heletz towards the main road, then turned toward Ashkelon.

As Shlomo and his two bodyguards drove for about 10 kilometers through the burning hot desert, they failed to notice an unfamiliar car following them on Road 232, until they reached Givati Junction.



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