Two Israelis reportedly were among the dead in the Asian tsunami. Reuters quoted Thai officials Wednesday as saying that two of some 500 foreign tourists killed on the Thai coast were Israeli. Officials with Israel’s Foreign Ministry said they couldn’t confirm or deny the report. The number of Israelis unaccounted for since Sunday dropped to 60.
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