3 family members die in Ashkelon crash

3 family members dead in

October 9, 2009 00:18


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59-year-old Varda Bokobza, her 28-year-old pregnant daughter Elinor and her 52-year-old sister Leah Katani were killed, and three others were injured in a car accident Thursday night between in Ashkelon. A father and his two sons were among the injured, and were taken for medical treatment at the city's Barzilai Hospital. The accident occurred when a shuttle bus and a car collided at the corner of Eli Cohen Street and Yitzhak Rabin Boulevard in the city. From an initial police investigation it arose that the shuttle bus ran a red light and caused the accident. Heavy traffic jams were caused as a result of the crash.

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