Israeli court rules boy who survived cable car crash must be returned to Italy
25 October 2021 | 3:55 pm
A boy who was the only survivor of a cable car crash in the Alps must go back to relatives in Italy, an Israeli court has ruled. He has been the focus of a bitter custody battle since his grandfather took him to Israel.
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