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Former policeman shot in Nahariya
Ex-cop, convicted of planting bomb on criminal's car, moderately hurt after being shot multiple times
A former policeman was shot Saturday evening in Nahariya – two months after being released from prison, where he served a sentence for planting an explosive device under a criminal's car.

 

The victim, Eldad Hadad, suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital. A large police force stationed checkpoints near the crime scene in an attempt to apprehend suspects in the case. A number of bullets were found on the scene.

 

 

"We found him lying on a pathway, suffering from bullet wounds on his upper and lower limbs," a Magen David Adom medic said. "Evidently he suffered a large number of shot wounds."

 

Hadad was one of the four officers known as the "avenging policemen," who were convicted in 2009 of planting a bomb under a car that belonged to the crime boss Michael Mor. They were released in April, after President Shimon Peres decided to cut their sentences a few days short to allow them to spend Passover with their families.

 

Mor, the criminal, who resides in Nahariya, was arrested a few days later for drug possession; he was later released when the suspicious substance turned out to be coffee creamer and not a drug.

 

 

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