Israeli court sentences Palestinian teen to 13 years in prison

RAMALLAH,� The District Court in Jerusalem Wednesday sentenced a Palestinian minor to 13 and half years in prison and 30,000 shekels (app. $7800) in fine, according to Mufeed al-Haj, an attorney with the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society.

Nurhan Awwad, 16, was arrested on November 23, 2015 after being shot along with her cousin Hadeel Awwad, 14, for allegedly carrying out a stabbing attack in Jerusalem.

While Nurhan suffered injuries, Hadeel was killed on the spot.

Source: Palestine News & Info Agency (WAFA)

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