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Cops treating deadly assault of Lod man by Arab mob as a ‘terror attack’

An officer in the Israel Police’s investigative unit says police are treating the probe into the death of a Jewish man who was fatally wounded by Arab rioters in Lod as a “terror attack for all intents and purposes.”

“We’ll get to the murderers in the coming days,” Commander Yigal Ezra tells Army Radio.

Yigal Yehoshua, a 56-year-old resident of Lod, died yesterday, six days after being critically injured during unrest in the ethnically mixed central city.

Yigal Yehoshua, 56, died after being struck in the head with a brick while driving home in Lod. (Courtesy)
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