Life Sentence for 2 Murderers

Two Gaza Arabs were sentenced to life imprisonment by a military court Sunday for the murders of three Israelis during the past year and the attempted murder of others.

According to Col. Moshe Sheffi, president of the court, two members of the three-judge panel favored the death penalty, which the law allows military courts to impose. But they did not vote for it because capital sentences are rarely carried out in Israel.

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