Ultra-Orthodox snatch religious woman’s body

Sunday, January 28, 2007 |  by Staff Writer
Police continued to look for the body of a 40-year-old ultra-Orthodox woman on Sunday, snatched by Beth Shemesh residents, preventing it from undergoing an autopsy.

Police believe the woman has not yet been buried.

The body was initially found in an open field by a Magen David Adom team who took her to the Abu Kabir Forensic Institute to determine the cause of death.

Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox arrived at the scene and forcibly prevented police from moving the body.

Riots broke out, four police officers were wounded and three men were arrested for assault. The Haredim (ultra-Orthodox) eventually took the body to one of their synagogues.

The police a

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