Thursday Morning News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael

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ywnisrael.israel20:47: Wednesday Night:

Hatzalah Yosh: A firebomb was hurled on the Mt. Scopus Bypass Road. B”H no fatalities or injuries.

21:22: Wednesday Night:

Tatzpit: At least 2 firebombs, bottles and rocks were hurled at soldiers protecting Kever Rochel in PA-occupied Beit Lechem. B”H no fatalities or injuries.

21:44 Wednesday Night:

Hatzalah Yosh: 3 firebombs were hurled at IDF soldiers near the S. Hebron Hills community of Negahot. B”H no fatalities or injuries.

07:44:

Two Syrian nationals described in serious condition have been admitted to Ziff Hospital in Tzfas. The hospital has treated 159 Syrian civil war wounded to date.

08:04:

A number of soldier sustained light injuries when their vehicle flipped over in Shomron near the community of Eli Zahav.

08:30:

Two Syrian women wounded in that country’s civil war have been admitted to Ziff Hospital in addition to the two earlier. Their condition is described as moderate-to-serious.

09:00:

The Jerusalem-Tel Aviv Highway will close intermittently until 11:00am to accommodate Secretary John Kerry’s convoy heading to Ben-Gurion Airport. Closures will be in the direction of Tel Aviv only.

09:44:

IDF soldiers taking part in counter-terrorism operations throughout Yehuda and Shomron arrested seven suspects.

11:40:

Route 79 in the Galil: One dead and one person seriously injured in a accident involving two trucks.

12:00:

The Health Ministry has announced that beginning in 2014, Kupot Cholim will no longer provide service to the IDF because it is not cost effective.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)