Four Palestinians Get Life Sentences for Murdering Israeli Couple

Palestinian students hold a knife during an anti-Israel protest in the city of Khan Yunis in the Southern Gaza Strip, on October 18, 2015.
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The Times of Israel reports: An Israeli military court handed life sentences to four Palestinians found guilty of murdering an Israeli couple in a terror attack in the West Bank last October.

Eitam and Naama Henkin were shot dead as they were traveling in their car near the West Bank settlement of Itamar on October 1, 2015. Their four small children – the oldest was nine years old – were in the back seat and witnessed their murder, but were uninjured.

Four days later the IDF arrested a four-man Hamas terror cell over the shooting.

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