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Wife of Old City terrorist said arrested upon return from Jordan

The wife of the Old City terrorist has been arrested by Israeli security forces at the Allenby Crossing upon her return to the West Bank from Jordan, the family’s lawyer, Medhet Dabih, told Palestinian media.

She is being questioned by the Shin Bet security service, the reports say. The woman is claiming she was in Jordan to visit her mother, who is sick with cancer, according to the Kan public broadcaster.

Her husband, Hamas gunman Fadi Abu Shkhaydam, shot and killed Israeli Eli Kay, 26, and injured four others in Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday.

The Shin Bet declines to comment.

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