Murder probe launched into woman’s death in Holon; possible nationalistic motive

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Police and the Shin Bet security agency are investigating the apparent murder of an elderly woman in Holon.

According to police, the 84-year-old was found seriously wounded after being assaulted on the central city’s HaHashmona’im Street.

The Shin Bet’s involvement in the case comes following suspicions that the attack was nationalistic in nature.

Police have obtained security camera footage of the incident, according to Hebrew-language media reports.

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