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  4/24/2012, Iyar 2, 5772

Mayor-Assassination Suspects Ordered Held Through Trial

Judge Ron Shapiro of the Haifa District Court ruled, Tuesday, that 26-year-old Samar Wathad and 23-year-old Abdullah Gara of the Galilee village of Jatt be held until the end of proceedings against them stemming from an assassination attempt on local council chairman Khaled Gara.

The local council chairman and his brothers suffered moderate wounds during the October attempt.