Palestinian woman who tried to attack soldier gets 6 months in prison

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 29, 2009 11:58

 
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A 29-year-old Palestinian woman charged with carrying a knife and attempting to attack an IDF soldier at a security checkpoint, was sentenced to six months in prison on Monday. According to Army Radio, the defendant claimed that she had come to the checkpoint with a knife not in order to carry out an attack, but rather because she wanted to get caught and go to jail "to take a break from life."

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