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Nine teenage hikers killed in Israel flash floods

Police tell 15 rescued and one still missing from group hiking south of Dead Sea Nine Israeli teenagers who were hiking south of the Dead Sea have been killed by flash floods, Israel’s rescue service said. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told 25 students in a pre-army course were “caught off guard” near Arava in southern Israel and some were “washed away” by heavy rains. He told 15 hikers were rescued and one was still missing. Eight of those killed were men and one were women; they were all 18. Israel’s…

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Iranian police seize carrier pigeons used to smuggle drugs

Birds trained to deliver substances contained in small-scale purse attributed to legs Police in western Al Arabiya English (@ AlArabiya_Eng) Shocking images: Traffickers use pigeon to smuggle medicines into https :// t.co/ yl1Ri2xVHk May 23, 2017 In a similar incident in 2011, police in Colombia captured a pigeon carrying 40 g of marijuana and 5g of cocaine into a prison in the northern metropoli of Bucaramanga. Iran has mainly resorted to a punitive campaign of apprehends and executings to tackle medicines. Last year, European countries funding Iran’s counter-narcotics programme

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