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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Court Hears Admission

CAIRO, Egypt -- A former insane asylum inmate on Tuesday went on trial for killing nine German tourists last month, saying he meant to attack Jews and was ready to "kill even a hundred, or even two hundred'' of them.


Saber Abu el-Ulla told reporters before a court hearing that he carried out the attack to avenge a cartoon drawn by an Israeli Jewish woman earlier this year, depicting Islam's Prophet Mohammed as a pig


"I wish I could have gotten to her,'' Abu el-Ulla said, speaking from behind a steel cage inside the courtroom. The comments were his first public admission of guilt.