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July 20, 1997 | From Associated Press
A military court convicted a Jordanian soldier Saturday of killing seven Israeli schoolgirls who were visiting his country on a class outing. It sentenced him to life in prison. Cpl. Ahmed Daqamseh was found guilty of the murder of the girls, who were shot to death March 13 at the "Island of Peace" border post. The popular tourist spot overlooks the Jordan and Yarmuk rivers southeast of the Sea of Galilee. Daqamseh faced the death penalty.
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July 20, 1997 | From Associated Press
A military court convicted a Jordanian soldier Saturday of killing seven Israeli schoolgirls who were visiting his country on a class outing. It sentenced him to life in prison. Cpl. Ahmed Daqamseh was found guilty of the murder of the girls, who were shot to death March 13 at the "Island of Peace" border post. The popular tourist spot overlooks the Jordan and Yarmuk rivers southeast of the Sea of Galilee. Daqamseh faced the death penalty.
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