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World War I Shells Found in Drought-hit Sea of Galilee

Receding waters in the drought-hit Sea of Galilee have uncovered five World War One artillery shells likely dumped by retreating Turkish troops a century ago, Israeli police said on Tuesday. A swimmer at a resort on the southern edge of the biblical freshwater lake discovered the ordnance, and police demolition experts safely detonated the shells on Monday. "It emerged that these were artillery shells from the World War One period which were apparently abandoned by the Turks when...

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