Israel charges two Jews over lethal arson of Palestinian home: radio

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Posted: Jan 03, 2016 3:15 AM

LOD, Israel (Reuters) - Israeli prosecutors filed murder charges on Sunday against two Jewish citizens for a July 31 arson attack in the occupied West Bank that killed three members of a Palestinian family, Israel Radio said.

It said one adult defendant was indicted for murder and the second, a minor, as an accessory to murder. A court spokesman did not immediately confirm the report, saying the charges had yet to be formally made public.

(Writing by Dan Williams, editing by William Hardy)