Kibbutz Dafna worker bitten by viper

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Boy looking at large snake
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A 56-year-old man was brought to the Ziv Medical Center emergency room in Safed on Sunday after being bitten by a viper while picking grapefruits. Majad Abu Salah, who works in the orchard in Kibbutz Dafna, said that while he was picking grapefruits, a colleague working next to him called to him that she thought she had seen a snake on one of the trees and was afraid to pick from it.

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