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Ethiopian Immigrant Kills Woman Who Refused Marriage

An Ethiopian immigrant to Israel has shot and killed a woman who refused to become his wife.

He later killed himself in her apartment, located in Ramla.

Their parents had arranged the marriage when they were still children living in Ethiopia, according to friends.

The man was incensed by the 20-year-old woman’s refusal to fulfill the obligation, they said.

Home from reserve duty in the army, he shot the woman and himself with his M-16 rifle.