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Murdered Israeli girl had US citizenship

Murdered Israeli girl had US citizenship

A State Department spokesman confirmed that Hallel Yaffa Ariel of Kiryat Arba, a Jewish settlement near Hebron, was an American citizen. She was fatally stabbed in her bed earlier Thursday.

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