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Nine Jewish teens indicted in attack on Palestinians

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Nine Jewish teens were indicted in the attack on three Palestinians in Jerusalem that left one of the victims seriously injured.

The teens were indicted Aug. 28 in Jerusalem District Court for the Aug. 16 incident, which police called a “lynch.”

Shimon Siman Tov, 19, was indicted as an adult and charged with incitement, a call to violence and racially motivated assault. The minors, including two females, were indicted on similar charges.

Jamal Julani, 17, was beaten unconscious during the attack and revived by Israeli paramedics. He does not remember the incident.

The attack was condemned by Israeli leaders, including the prime minister and the president, and by Arab and Jewish organizations in Israel and around the world. — jta


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