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President Abbas declares a day of mourning for 7 Palestinians who died in a car accident

President Abbas declares a day of mourning for 7 Palestinians who died in a car accident

RAMALLAH, Thursday, January 06, 2022 (WAFA) – President Mahmoud Abbas declared today that a day of mourning will be observed on Friday across Palestine in honor of seven Palestinian workers who died in a tragic car accident near the village of Fasayil, north of Jericho, on Thursday afternoon.

The President also ordered that flags be flown at half-mast in mourning of the seven workers. He also ordered absentee funeral prayer to be held in all of the mosques of the country in honor of the seven deceased workers following the weekly Friday prayer tomorrow.

Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has also mourned the seven workers.

Earlier today, Palestinian police said seven workers from the village of Aqraba in the West Bank province of Nablus died when their vehicle crashed into a lorry at Route 90 in the province of Jericho.

M.N./M.K.

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