Israeli far-right activist shot and wounded in Jerusalem

October 29, 2014 10:57 PM

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli far-right activist was shot and wounded in Jerusalem on Wednesday outside a conference promoting a Jewish campaign to be permitted to pray at a flashpoint Old City compound holy to both Jews and Muslims, Israeli officials said.

Police confirmed that a man on a motorcycle had shot and wounded a Jewish man in his 50s outside the Menachem Begin Centre complex located near the walled Old City.

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