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  9/9/2012, Elul 22, 5772

Tira Woman Victim of 'Honor Killing'

A woman was stabbed to death in the Arab village of Tira early Sunday. The 22 year old was taken to a hospital in Kfar Sava in critical condition, and passed away there from her wounds. Police have arrested a suspect – her 19 year old brother.

According to an initial police inquiry, the girl's death was an “honor killing,” with her brother “dissatisfied” at her behavior. Police said the Arab had admitted to the murder after questioning.