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Moroccan security officers (Archives) Photo: AP
Moroccan security officers (Archives) Photo: AP

Morocco: Jewish man murdered

Rabat's media say Jewish resident of northern city of Fez hammered to death by unknown assailant. Police probe in progress

Roi Kais
Published: 03.26.12, 21:52 / Israel News

Moroccan media reported Monday that a Jewish man was murdered in the northern city of Fez.


According to available details, the murderer struck the victim, identified only as "Benjamin," in the head with a hammer.


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The assailant fled the scene and has yet to be apprehended. The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.


The Initial investigation reveled that the victim was in charge of collecting rent from properties under Jewish ownership.


Fez' attorney general order an autopsy and authorities say the investigation is ongoing.



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