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Foreign Secretary statement on Itamar murders

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Last night, five members of a Jewish family, including a baby, were found stabbed to death in the Itamar settlement near Nablus on the Northern West Bank.


The Foreign Secretary said:

“The friends and relatives of the family killed in Itamar have my deepest sympathies. This was an act of incomprehensible cruelty and brutality which I utterly condemn. We hope the perpetrator is swiftly brought to justice.”

Published 12 March 2011