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  3/31/2013, Nisan 20, 5773

Akko Mayor: Would-be Assassins Wanted Me Replaced


Shimon Lankri, the Mayor of Akko, was released from hospital this weekend, several days after he was wounded in an assassination attempt. “Those who tried to murder me wanted to replace the leadership in the city by assassinating the mayor,” he said Sunday.

“I have no intent of stopping dealing with crime as I have been,” he added.