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  6/20/2013, Tammuz 12, 5773

State Witness in Bar-No'ar Case Escapes; Fears for Life

The state's witness in the 2009 killing of two people and the wounding of ten others in a shooting spree at the Bar-No'ar homosexual youth club in Tel Aviv escaped, Thursday from police custody.

He told Channel 2 Television, from his hiding place, that he feared for his life every moment. He also denied that he turned state's evidence for money or to close criminal cases against him.