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Ashkelon hospital says it treated 13 people for falling while running for shelter, anxiety

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

The entrance to the ICU at Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon, May 12, 2021. (Lazar Berman/Times of Israel)
The entrance to the ICU at Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon, May 12, 2021. (Lazar Berman/Times of Israel)

The Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon says it has treated 13 people so far amid Palestinian Islamic Jihad rocket attacks on southern Israel.

The hospital says it has treated eight people who were lightly hurt after falling over while running to bomb shelters, seven of whom have already been released.

A further five people have been treated for anxiety.

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