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(photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)
One man was killed and five were wounded, four
seriously and one moderately, in an apparent feud between two families
in east Jerusalem's Wadi Kadum area on Sunday.
Sunday afternoon, hundreds of Israel Police, Border Police and special
police forces were in Wadi Kadum, in the Ras al-Amud neighborhood.
Red Crescent ambulances were rushing through the neighborhood,
and helicopters hovered above the area as clashes between the families
It was not clear what had started the feud, but youths in the neighborhood told The Jerusalem Post
that one family accused the other of stealing its car.
fighting parties hurled rocks and fired shots at each other, and police
forces were alerted to the scene to calm the violence. However, one man
wounded in the incident died of his wounds.
Magen David Adom teams evacuated three people in serious
condition to the Hadassah University Medical Center in Ein Kerem, one
person in serious condition to the Hadassah University Hospital at
Mount Scopus, and another in moderate condition to Shaare Zedek
Meanwhile, a store owned by
one of the families was set on fire. Police and fire fighters
extinguished the blaze. Police also managed to prevent an arson attempt
against another store.
An investigation was launched into the arson attacks.