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  9/22/2013, Tishrei 18, 5774

Family of Nidal Amar Condemns Murder


The father of Nidal Amar, suspected of murdering Sergeant Tomer Hazan, said, Sunday, that he viewed Hazan as one of his own children. Interviewed by Channel 10 Television, he said he would tell Hazan's parents that Nidal was a criminal and a murderer. He added, "If the soldiers would have asked me when they found the body and Nidal was there, I would have shot him on the spot."

Nidal's brother, who told interrogators that he wanted to trade the body for the release of one of his brothers being held in Israeli prison, said the family was in a state of shock and disbelief, adding that they did not believe Nidal would do such a thing.

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