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October 1, 2013 7:16 pm

Attempted Arson at Site Where Killer of IDF Soldier Worked

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Sergeant Tomer Hazan. Photo: Ynet.

JNS.org Unknown assailants tried to set a Bat Yam restaurant on fire early Tuesday, just more than a week after 20-year-old IDF Sgt. Tomer Hazan was lured to the West Bank and murdered by a Palestinian coworker illegally employed by the establishment.

Last month, 42-year-old Palestinian terrorist Nidal Amar allegedly murdered Hazan and buried his body. A canister of flammable fluid was tossed into the restaurant and set on fire around 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday. The flames were doused before any damage was caused. The owner of the restaurant, Tzachi Antebbi, told Israel Hayom that a lit cigarette had caused the fire. But Tel Aviv Police said the incident was definitely a case of attempted arson.

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  • pinchas

    too bad the arsonists didn’t succeed.

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