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Ashkelon hospital says it treated 20 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 20 people so far amid Palestinian Islamic Jihad rocket attacks on southern Israel.

The hospital says it has treated 15 people who were lightly hurt after falling over while running to bomb shelters.

A further five people have been treated for anxiety.

Three people have also been taken to other hospitals with shrapnel wounds.

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