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November 15, 2006
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A major earthquake in Israel would kill thousands of people, experts warned. According to specialists who convened Tuesday in Ashdod for a conference on earthquakes, as many as 16,000 Israelis could die if a major tremor strikes, a real possibility considering that the Holy Land straddles the Syria-Africa Rift.

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