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  12/27/2011, Tevet 1, 5772

Four Years for Stoning


The Jerusalem District Court sentenced a 23-year-old Arab resident of the Jewish-Arab Jerusalem neighborhood of Shiloach (Silwan in Arabic) to four years in prison, Tuesday, who attacked an Israeli vehicles with stones. The sentence was part of a plea-bargaining arrangement in which he also received 10 months probation and was ordered to pay 20,000 shekels compensation

In one of the attacks, a girl was injured by broken glass when the youth attacked the car in which she was riding, after her father mistakenly entered the neighborhood while en route to the Western Wall.