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Israel buries its dead in cemetery that's 22 m high

By Associated Press in Petah Tikva, Israel ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-10-18 08:44:30

Multistory graveyards ease pressure on land in overcrowded urban areas

At first glance, the multi-tiered jungle of concrete off a major central Israeli highway does not appear unusual in this city of bland high-rises.

But the burgeoning towers are groundbreaking when you consider their future tenants: They will be homes not for the living, but for the dead.

Israel buries its dead in cemetery that's 22 m high

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