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Newsline: Jordan jails vet for Israel embassy bomb plot

A court in Jordan on Monday sentenced a veterinary surgeon to three years’ hard labour for plotting a suicide car bombing outside the Israeli embassy in Amman. The verdict was handed down by the state security court, an AFP journalist at the hearing said. The 54-year-old was arrested in September 2014 after his car exploded in the garage of his house in Irbid province north of the capital. The charges said that the vet, who had been experimenting with explosives, was planning the attack as a response to Israel’s deadly offensive in the Gaza Strip in July and August last year.



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