Ahmed Elzeer, Arab executed at Acre Tuesday for the murder of Jews during last Summer’s riots, confessed before he went to the gallows that he had killed “three foreign Jews in Hebron,” according to the Arab paper, “Al Yarmuk. The same paper says that Mohammed Jamjum, another one of the Arabs who was hanged, confessed to having killed five Jews in Hebron.
The Arab paper, “El Hayat,” reports that all three Arabs went to the gallows with henna-painted finger nails, as is customary among the Arabs for a feast.
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