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Netanyahu heckled at Carmel fire memorial


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/israels_carmel_fire/article/netanyahu_heckled_by_angry_mourners_at_carmel_fire_memorial_20110105

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was heckled and an Israeli government minister was forced to leave a state memorial ceremony for the 44 people killed in the Carmel fire. The relatives and friends at Wednesday's memorial at Kibbutz Beit Oren, which sustained damage in the fire, allowed President Shimon Peres to speak but began heckling Netanyahu when he began his turn. Bodyguards had to protect Netanyahu as some of the hecklers advanced toward the stage. The hecklers blamed Netanyahu for the fire and their relatives' deaths.

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