Ahed Tamimi to serve 8 months for slapping soldier

By REUTERS
March 21, 2018 16:57
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JERUSALEM - A Palestinian teenage girl on trial for slapping an Israeli soldier accepted a plea deal on Wednesday under which she will be sentenced to eight months in prison, Israel's Ha'aretz news website said.

Ahed Tamimi's lawyer was not immediately available to comment. The attorney told Reuters earlier that a plea bargain over the December incident, which turned Tamimi into a hero to Palestinians, had been offered by military prosecutors.

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