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Hizbollah rocket hits hospital

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7561.217-b (Published 27 July 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:217
  1. Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
  1. Jerusalem

    The 350 bed Ziv Hospital in the northern Galilee city of Safed was hit by a Hizbollah rocket on 18 July, causing a quarter of its windows to be smashed and wounding eight people, including one doctor. The Israeli health minister, Ya'acov Ben-Yizri, ordered the fortification of all oxygen tanks in northern hospitals, as a direct hit would have disastrous consequences.

    As a result …

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