The stone that fell off the Western Wall can be seen near the wall in Jerusalem's Old City, July 23, 2018. \ NIR ELIAS/ REUTERS

Rock of Ages Western Wall May Shed Stones but Will Stand for Thousands of Years, Archaeologists Reassure

A 100-kilogram rock fragment almost fell on a worshipper Monday. But while the structure is sound, experts warn about lack of proper site supervision

Archaeologists say they were not particularly shocked when a 100-kilogram (220-pound) fragment of rock broke off the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Monday, narrowly missing a worshipper below.

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