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US Tourist Opens Fire, Kills 1 at Israeli Hotel

Eilat shooting believed to be personal dispute

(Newser) - A young American man grabbed a security guard's gun and opened fire in a hotel in Israel this morning, killing one person before being shot dead by a counterterrorism unit, reports the Jerusalem Post . The American, a man in his 20s visiting Israel on a program that brings American... More »

25 Dead in Israel Bus Crash

Russian tourists among victims of accident

(Newser) - At least 25 people were killed when a bus full of Russian tourists plunged into a ravine in Israel today, Haaretz reports. At least 12 more are in serious condition. The bus contained roughly 60 passengers traveling from St. Petersburg to the Red Sea resort of Eilat. The incident is... More »

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