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A 47-year-old man was killed and three others were seriously injured Saturday afternoon during a gang quarrel over a mosque next to the central bus station in Lod that turned serious.
The injured young men were taken to Asaff HaRofe hospital in Tsrifin.
The argument is believed to have started when members of one of the
rival gangs refused to let members of the other gang into the mosque for
According to witnesses the gangs used knives as the brawl continued and
at one stage live fire was heard.
Criminal identification experts found blood in many locations in the
area but did not find the remainder of any bullets.Salman Azbergeah, 47,
was taken to hospital in
a critical condition after the brawl but was announced dead on arrival.
A large number of police officers arrived at the scene in order to
return calm to the area.
Police officers were also deployed to various houses of the rival gang
members in an attempt to prevent revenge attacks.