Friday, December 28, 2018

Huqoq looters dig holes, are foiled.

APPREHENDED: ANTIQUITIES POLICE STOP THEFT OF ANCIENT COINS. The suspects dug holes to find the coins, damaging the site. However, the synagogue was unharmed (Yvette J. Deane, Jerusalem Post).
Israel Antiquities Authority, JNF and Border Police stopped a band of thieves from stealing ancient coins from the Hukuk Synagogue archeological site in northern Israel on Thursday.


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