Violence in Israel after 22-year-old killed by police

  • Violence in Israel has escalated after it was revealed that a 22-year-old Palestinian man was shot and killed by the police when he seemed to be running away, contradicting earlier police claims that Kheir Hamdan had been shot when he was attempting to stab an officer.

    The shooting, which took place in Galilee town, was caught on CCTV camera, according to media reports.

    The incident triggered clashes as thousands of residents of the town threw rocks at the police. Unrest has also been reported from other places.


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