Israel commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day

STORY: Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and President Isaac Herzog attended a wreath-laying ceremony at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum in Jerusalem.

Israelis across the country, including those in coffee shops, roads and train stations came to a standstill when a two-minute siren wailed through the streets at 1000 local (0700 GMT).

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