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With security focus on Gaza, terror strikes a Jerusalem yeshiva

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/israel/article/with_security_focus_on_gaza_terror_strikes_a_jerusalem_yeshiva_20080306

While Israel's eyes were focused on the security threat from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, terrorism struck in the heart of the Jewish state. A gunman stormed into the Yeshivat Mercaz Harav complex in west Jerusalem late Thursday, mowing down students who had gathered in the dining room for the traditionally intensive pre-Shabbat classes. Medical officials put the death toll at eight, with at dozens wounded, several critically.

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