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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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Medics wheel Hallel Yaffa Ariel, 13, who was stabbed by a Palestinian attacker in the bedroom of her Kiryat Arba home, into the emergency room of the Shaare Zedek Medical Center on June 30, 2016. She died of multiple stab wounds. (Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

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