Father and brother of Nashat Milhem released from custody to attend shooter's quiet funeral

January 10, 2016 13:27


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Slain Tel Aviv shooter Nashat Milhem's father and brother were released from police custody on Sunday morning in order to attend the shooter's quiet funeral, Channel 10 reported.

Family members are under tight restrictions and will be allowed to attend the private funeral of the shooter, who was killed on Friday after a shootout with police and counter-terrorism forces.

The funeral will be held on Sunday at 3 p.m. in the village of Arara. According to Channel 10, the family said that it wants to have a quiet and short funeral ceremony without any political overtones.

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