A feud between two Jaffa families claimed another victim on Saturday, when a 23-
year-old local resident Iyad Yatim was shot down outside his house during a
brawl, Tel Aviv Police said.
The victim was taken to Wolfson Medical
Center in Holon, where he soon died, Tel Aviv Police spokeswoman Orit Friedman
Police believe the shooting was linked to the feud between the
Hamad and Ayash families, the two most powerful crime gangs in
Police were trying to determine how the shooter fled the scene,
but were working under the assumption he left in a car or a scooter, Friedman
The YAMAR investigative unit has been tasked with the case. No
arrests have been made.
Two months ago, a 23-yearold Arab from Jaffa was
killed in a drive-by shooting on Yefet Street in the city. Police believe that
shooting was also linked to the Hamad-Ayash feud, Friedman said.
suspects have been arrested in that shooting either.
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