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Man threatens suicide at Knesset

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli man threatened to blow himself up near the entrance to the Knesset.

Jerusalem police arrested the man Tuesday morning. 

The man, who is Jewish, told police he was protesting his eviction from his Jerusalem apartment, according to reports. He said he would set on fire gas canisters in his car.

One gas canister was found during a search of the car.
 

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