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State Department Blames Killing on ‘wanton Terrorists’

The State Department today blamed the killing of an Israeli woman, her husband and brother by Arab terrorists in the Israeli village of Kfar Yuval, as “clearly sparked by an act of wanton terrorists,”

Referring to the attack and the Israeli retaliation that followed against an Arab village in south Lebanon, the State Department statement said: “Our position on such incidents has been stated many times and it has not been changed. We deplore such incidents of violence, which in this case were clearly sparked by an act of wanton terrorism. We particularly deplore and regret very much the loss of innocent lives.”

The statement, which came in response to a query by the JTA, on the U.S. feeling on the acts of latest Arab terrorism including the shelling from Lebanon of an Israeli village, appeared to condemn the Israelis for retaliating against Arab terrorist bases in Lebanon, where the four terrorists who were killed in Kfar Yuval were assumed to come from. (By Joseph Polakoff)

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