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4 Palestinians Accused of Terror Killings Lose Israeli Residency Rights

JERUSALEM — Israel has revoked the residency rights of four eastern Jerusalem Palestinians who are charged with killing Israelis in terrorist attacks.

The men lost their permanent resident status on Thursday. Interior Minister Aryeh Deri carried out the process that was initiated by his predecessor, Silvan Shalom, who resigned in December.

Three of the men, ages 18-20, were among five indicted in October for throwing rocks at cars on the eve of Rosh Hashanah Eve and causing the death of Alexander Levlovich, 64. The rocks smashing into his car caused Levlovich, who was returning home from a holiday dinner, to lose control of the vehicle and smash into a pole. The teens reportedly then fled the scene. They admitted under questioning to throwing the rocks.

The fourth Palestinian, 21, is being held for an Oct. 12 attack on a Jerusalem bus that killed three Israelis, including an American-Israeli citizen, Richard Lakin.

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