Mintz: Gas cables may be missing from hundreds of buildings

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June 19, 2011 12:39

 
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Director of the Homes and Buildings Association Tamir Mintz on Sunday said that "in hundreds of buildings today, there may be gas cables missing, and tenants are unaware of the danger lurking on their doorsteps," Army Radio reported.

Mintz said that this year, people stole from buildings metal cables worth tens of millions of shekels and these incidents can be more costly in human lives.

Based on estimates from the association, periodic testing of emergency systems is not performed on two-thirds of buildings in Israel.

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