Palestinian terrorist gets four life sentences for attack that killed US teen

Ezra Schwartz, the 18 year-old American student murdered in a Palestinian terror attack in the West Bank on Thursday November 19

The Palestinian gunman who killed American yeshiva student Ezra Schwartz in a November 2015 terror attack was sentenced to four life sentences by an Israeli military court on Sunday.

Mohammed Abed Odeh Harub opened fire on cars stuck in a traffic jam near the Gush Etzion junction in the West Bank killing three, including 18-year-old Schwartz, a US citizen who was spending his gap year studying at a Jewish seminary school.

Harub was also ordered to pay $200,000 to the families of the victims, according to the Ynet news website.

Schwartz's death shocked his hometown of Sharon, Massachusetts, where the New England Patriots honored their fallen fan with a moment of silence in his honor after the attack.

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