Rishon LeZion terrorist who injured 4 receives prison sentence

A military court sentenced a terrorist who injured four people to 25 years in prison. He will also need to pay a 15,000 NIS fine and 200,000 NIS in compensation.
The scene of the attack Photo Credit: Eyal Avramov/Channel 2 News

A military court handed down a sentence of 25 years in prison to a terrorist who injured four Israelis in a 2015 stabbing attack in Rishon LeZion. The terrorist, Amad Tarda, will also pay 200,000 NIS in compensation and a 15,000 NIS fine.

Tarda was convicted of four counts of attempting to intentionally cause a death, which is the equivalent charge to attempted murder, and other crimes such as entering Israel without a permit and possession of a knife. He was convicted in February 2017 as part of a plea deal.

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