Attacker of 2015 Jerusalem gay march plotted another attack

July 21, 2016 12:14 PM

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JERUSALEM – Israeli police say an extremist ultra-Orthodox Jew in prison for a deadly attack on last year's annual Jerusalem gay pride march has plotted another attack on this year's march.

Police spokeswoman Luba Samri says Thursday that police thwarted the plot by Yishai Schlissel and arrested his brother, Michael, as an accomplice.

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