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Police bar entry into Lod for non-residents

Israeli special forces gather in the mixed Jewish-Arab city of Lod on May 13, 2021. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
Israeli special forces gather in the mixed Jewish-Arab city of Lod on May 13, 2021. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)

In Lod, a central city with Jewish and Arab populations that has become an epicenter of the ethnic violence wracking the country, police made the extraordinary decision to limit entry into the city starting at 4 p.m., while keeping a nightly curfews in place for a third night.

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