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Israeli Woman Injured in Rock Throwing Incident on West Bank

January 31, 1983
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A 22- year-old Israeli woman was reported in “very serious condition” after undergoing brain surgery at Hadassah Hospital for head injuries caused by a rock thrown through the windshield of a military vehicle she was riding in last night.

The victim, Esther Ohana of Beit Shean, was hit when the vehicle, driven by a senior army officer, was passing through Dahariya village on the Beersheba-Hebron highway at about 8 p.m. local time. The rock was thrown from behind the wall of a near by school. The army clamped a curfew on the village and 10 suspects were arrested for questioning. Israeli vehicles were stoned yesterday on the same road but further north, near Dahaishe refugee camp. Similar attacks occurred in the area a month ago.

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