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Edith Burghalter Given 8 Years Imprisonment, Husband Gets 4 Years

An Israeli military tribunal imposed a sentence of eight years on Edith Burghalter and four years on her husband, Pierre. The elderly French couple-he is 69 and she is 60-were found guilty of having been in the service of a terrorist group and with possession of sabotage devices. They were acquitted of charges of being members of a terrorist organization. They had been arrested as carriers of activating devices for explosives slated to be transmitted to three French girls previously sentenced to prison terms, who came to Israel to carry out sabotage acts.