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Anti-Semitic murders in heart of Brussels

29 May 2014 | by James Roberts | Comments: 0

Pope Francis has strongly condemned the shootings at a Jewish Museum in Brussels on Saturday, in which an Israeli couple from Tel Aviv and a French woman were killed, and a Belgian national working at the museum was critically injured.In his arrival address at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport on Sunday, the Pope said he was deeply saddened by this “brutal” and “criminal attack of anti-Semitic hatred” and offered his prayers for the victims and wounded. The authorities are hunting the suspect, believed to have acted alone, who was caught on CCTV as he entered the building, opened fire and left. Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo said all Belgians were “united and show solidarity in the face of this odious attack on a Jewish cultural site”.The president of th ....... ....... ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........

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