Suspicion mounts for nationalistic motive in Lod killing of Jewish man

Indications have strengthened that last month’s killing of Yigal Yehoshua in Lod during a period of Jewish-Arab violence was committed by an Arab mob with a nationalistic motive, Hebrew media reports.

The Haaretz daily cites unnamed law enforcement officials saying there have been several significant developments over the past two weeks in the police investigation into the incident.

The sources add, however, that the murder charge is difficult to prove at this point.

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