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Two persons unfortunately lost their lives in the fire in the fireworks factory located in Moshav Porat.
As firefighters began assessing the extent of the damage, they learned that the community shul was also damaged due to its proximity to the factory.
As documented in the accompanying video, you can see that the damage to the shul was heavy.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Photo Credit: News 24, Meir Friedman)