5 hurt as mine explodes in Golan Heights

Family apparently entered marked minefield; MDA: 10-year-old seriously hurt.

By BY JPOST.COM STAFF
February 6, 2010 14:28
5 hurt as mine explodes in Golan Heights

golan mine field 298.88. (photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)

 
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Five hikers, all family members, were injured on Saturday afternoon, when a mine exploded in the northern Golan Heights.

Magen David Adom said that a 10-year-old boy was seriously hurt, a 12-year-old girl was in a moderate condition and three others were being treated for shock.

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The family comes from the center of the country, MDA added.

The incident apparently occurred when the family entered a marked minefield near Mount Avital.

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