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Man beaten by mob over theft accusations

A man has been hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after being attacked by a mob in an ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Netanya.

The man was attacked by some 200 people in the Kiryat Sanz neighborhood of the coastal city after being accused of stealing, according to the Ynet news website. He says he was in the area to do work for the city.

Police are forced to come and rescue him from the melee.

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