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Teen settler gets 20 months for stun grenade attack on West Bank Palestinian homes

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The Lod District Court on Wednesday sentenced a teenage Israeli settler to 20 months in prison for throwing stun grenades into Palestinian homes in the West Bank at the beginning of the year.

Judge Hagai Tarsi rejected a proposed plea bargain that would have seen the defendant, now 18, serve just 12 months, and also ordered him to pay NIS 60,000 ($18,950) to the Palestinian families he attacked in the village of Sarta.

Tarsi described the attack, which was caught on security cameras, as being carried out due to “racist and nationalist outlook and motives.”

Lior Amihai, executive director of the Yesh Din legal aid group assisting the Palestinian victims, noted that by not accepting the plea........

© The Times of Israel

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