Israel Starts Laying Oil Pipeline from Elath to Beersheba
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Israel Starts Laying Oil Pipeline from Elath to Beersheba

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The work of laying a 144-mile long pipeline to carry oil from Elath to Beersheba was begun today. The oil line, to be constructed entirely from locally-produced steel pipe, is expected to take four months to complete.

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