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Aharonovitch calls attack on mosque 'despicable'

Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch responded with outrage to the burning of a mosque Sunday in a suspected "Price Tag" attack, calling it a "criminal and despicable attack on a holy place."
"I've spoken with Police Insp.-Gen. [Yohanan Danino] about the incident and received updates about police responses to the incident and the police's determination to bring the perpetrators to justice," he added.Last month, police announced the formation of a special task force to track down and arrest far-right extremists who were behind price tag incidents in the West Bank.
"These acts are so dangerous, and harmful on a national level. They can result in an escalation, and this is the last thing the country needs," Danino said in September.
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