Two dead, 6 injured in traffic accident north of Jerusalem

October 17, 2007 09:36


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An Israeli and a Palestinian were killed and six others were injured in a traffic accident which occurred north of Jerusalem Wednesday morning. The Israel woman who was killed was Shayela Ben-Shlomo, 38, from Geva Binyamin. Three of her children were in the car, as well as a hitchiker. All of the passengers were lightly to moderately wounded. The Palestinian who was killed was Jamal Abed, 30, from Azaria. Two of the other people in his car were seriously wounded. According to the initial police investigation, the Israeli driver veered into the oncoming lane for an unknown reason, and the Palestinian driver tried to evade her but did not succeed. All of the wounded were taken to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital.

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