Man Threatens to Murder Children Due to Israel-Hamas Conflict

27 Aug 2014, 5:10 pm

An Ohio school was placed on lockdown Wednesday after a man with a “heavy accent” phoned the school and threatened to murder children with an AK-47 due to the current conflict between Israel and Hamas, according to local police.

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Man Threatens to Murder Children Due to Israel-Hamas Conflict

An Ohio school was placed on lockdown Wednesday after a man with a “heavy accent” phoned the school and threatened to murder children with an AK-47 due to the current conflict between Israel and Hamas, according to local police.

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