Worker killed in mining tunnel near Jerusalem

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August 19, 2013 10:12

 
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A worker was killed on Monday morning after being hit in the lower torso with heavy machinery while working in a mining tunnel in Jerusalem, near Sha'ar Hagai Junction.

MDA Paramedics arrived on the scene and attempted to resucitate him before being forced to confirm his death.

District police are investigating the circumstances of the accident.

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