Clashes erupt as Israeli police kill Palestinian suspected of shooting Jewish far-rightist

October 30, 2014 12:46 PM

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police on Thursday shot dead a 32-year-old Palestinian man suspected of having tried hours earlier to kill a far-right Jewish activist, leading to fierce clashes in East Jerusalem and fears of a new Palestinian uprising.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas denounced Israeli actions as "tantamount to a declaration of war".

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