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News Brief

June 21, 2000
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A series of unconnected incidents claimed three lives in Israel during the past several days. A man was beaten to death in an incident of road rage, another man was stabbed to death with a broken bottle during a fight over beach chairs and a toddler was beaten to death by the boyfriend of the child’s mother for disturbing him while he was trying to watch a soccer match. In a television address, Prime Minister Ehud Barak called on the nation to stop violence “with all our means.”

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