Arson suspected at Jewish center in central Russia

By JTA
March 11, 2013 20:33

 
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A Jewish community center in Perm, a city in central Russia, sustained minor damage in what police suspect was attempted arson with fire bombs.

Firefighters in Perm, a municipality located on the banks of the Kama River near the Ural Mountains, put out a small fire inside the center on Saturday, the government-owned Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily reported.

The fire is believed to have been caused by two bottles filled with a flammable liquid that were thrown into the center from outside the building.

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