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An Israeli was indicted Monday for murdering seven Palestinian laborers last month, Tel Aviv district attorney Nurit Shnit said.

Army radio said Ami Popper, 21, had been declared fit for trial after a psychiatric tests. His father described him as a lunatic after the killings."He was indicted for the murder of seven Arabs and attempted murder of 10 others," Shnit told Reuters. "The charges carry a mandatory sentence of life imprisonment."

Popper wore military fatigues and used his brother's army rifle May 20 to shoot Palestinians waiting for work at a labor market in the town of Rishon LeZion.