Israeli-Arab’s Shooting Death Sparks Clashes in Northern Israel

November 8, 2014 11:00 PM

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Israeli police shot and killed an Israeli-Arab man who attacked officers with a knife, setting off riots outside his village in northern Israel and stretching tensions already taut from weeks of clashes in Jerusalem.

The Justice Ministry ordered an investigation after the mayor of Kafr Kanna village said the killing of 22-year-old Kheir Hamdan was an “execution.” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the rioters for denouncing the government and proposed revoking the citizenship of those calling for Israel...

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