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Palestinian man murdered near Jerusalem

Nov. 9, 2012 9:59 P.M. (Updated: Nov. 11, 2012 10:47 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- A 50-year-old man was found murdered near Anata village in Jerusalem on Thursday, Palestinian Authority police said.

Ghassan Odah, a taxi driver from Anata, went missing after leaving for work on Wednesday morning. His family notified police, who found his body on Thursday.

Police said Odah had been killed with a sharp iron object and his car had been stolen. An autopsy is being conducted and police have opened a murder investigation.
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