3 hurt in apparent anti-Semitic attack in France (JERUSALEM POST) By JPOST COM STAFF 06/04/12)
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Three Jews wearing kipot were attacked by 10 people in Villeurbanne,
France, near Lyon, French Interior Minister Manuel Valls was quoted
as saying on Sunday by the European Jewish Press.
Two of the victims were hospitalized. One victim sustained an open
wound to the head, and another suffered a neck injury.
The attackers were described as being of North-African origin, and
beat their Jewish victims with hammers and iron bars, an act
denounced as "extremely serious" by French authorities. The attack
occurred on Saturday.
Accordingly, Valls mobilized the police to search out and arrest
those behind the attack.
The incident came after a March attack in Toulouse France, in which
Mohamed Merah killed three Jewish schoolchildren and a rabbi.
Merah admitted anti-Semetic motivations for his attack during a 30-
hour gunbattle with police who besieged his Toulouse apartment. (©
1995-2011, The Jerusalem Post 06/04/12)
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