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  Iyar 21, 5773 , 01/05/13

Terror Victim's Widow Calls for Increased Security

Sophia Borovsky, the widow of Evyatar Borovsky who was attacked from behind and murdered by an Arab terrorist on Tuesday spoke to Channel 10 news about the incident. She called for the security barriers and checkpoints to be returned to the highways. The were initially removed by the government as a gesture of peace to the Palestinian Authority. "The murder could have been avoided if there were barriers. No one checked him [the infiltrator] and they have free access. They can go anywhere. It makes no sense." The family has five children all under the age of 8.  "If there is no response from the state, we will have a response on our own," she added.

The attack occurred when a resident of the Palestinian Authority crossed into Israel at stabbed the victim at the Tapuach junction. The murder suspect is currently in custody. He was previously released after spending time in custody on a prior terrorist related charge.

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