Skinheads arrested in Russian synagogue attack


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Four skinheads were arrested in a firebombing on an eastern Russian synagogue.

The suspects, aged 15 to 23, are accused of hurling Molotov cocktails late Saturday night or early Sunday morning at a synagogue in Khabarovsk. They also allegedly firebombed the home of a police officer who investigates racist crimes, the French news agency AFP reported.

If found guilty, the four could spend five years in prison.

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