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        1/24/2013, Shevat 13, 5773

      13 Years Prison in Light-Rail-Stabbing Plea Bargain

      The Jerusalem District Court sentenced 19-year-old Muhammad Shuman of the northern-Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina to 13 years in prison, Thursday, for the March 2012 stabbing of soldier Yehudit Aharon on the Jerusalem light rail. Under a plea bargain, Shuman was convicted of attempted murder, possessing a knife and obstructing justice. A revised indictment submitted to the court determined that Shuman did not plan the attack ahead of time.

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