Quarter of a million people protesting throughout country

August 6, 2011 22:17


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Over 250,000 people took the streets throughout the country on Saturday night for demonstrations against the high cost of living, Channel 2 News reported.

The turnout broke last week's record of 150,000 people.

In Jerusalem, over 20,000 people gathered at Gan Hasus (Horse Park) as part of the nationwide protests, according to Channel 2 estimates.

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