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In separate accidents, two women getting out of their cars for Thursday's Holocaust Remembrance Day siren were hit by passing vehicles.

A 65-year-old woman in Be'er Sheva had to be pulled out from under the wheels of the car that hit her. Suffering severe injuries to her head and other parts of her body, she was treated by Magen David Adom paramedics and transferred to Soroka Medical Center. Later a hospital spokesman said her condition had improved to moderate and she was being treated in the neurosurgical department.

On the road from Jaffa to Ramle, a 41-year-old woman pulled over to the shoulder and got out of her car when she was hit by a passing vehicle. After treatment by paramedics, she was transferred to Holon's Wolfson Medical Center.