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Foreign worker injured in latest attack on Eshkol region

Judah Ari Gross is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

A foreign worker is moderately injured after a mortar shell fired from Gaza explodes near him, local authorities say.

According to the Eshkol regional council, the worker, a Thai national, is hit by shrapnel.

He has been taken to Beersheba’s Soroka Medical Center for treatment.

“In light of the incident, the safety instructions have been provided, in Thai, to all of the farmers who employ foreign workers,” an Eshkol spokesperson says.

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