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Thieves pilfer deadly garlic

Garlic had been sprayed with toxic chemicals; police place public on high alert

Illustrative photo of Garlic (photo credit: Nati ShohatFlash 90)
Illustrative photo of Garlic (photo credit: Nati ShohatFlash 90)

The police issued a public warning alert after unknown thieves pilfered two tons of fresh garlic that was apparently sprayed with a toxic substance from a field near Afula in northern Israel Thursday night.

Consumption of the garlic is extremely dangerous and can lead to death. Police asked the public to report any information about the theft.

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