One killed in bloody Beduin brawl

Fight between tribe members erupts into shoot out on Dimona-Beersheba H'way.

November 22, 2006 19:55
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multipurpose crime 298. (photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski and AP [file])

A member of the Alasam Beduin tribe was killed and three were wounded - two seriously, one moderately - after a brawl erupted into a shoot out on Wednesday evening on the Dimona-Beersheba Highway near the Beduin town of Arouar. The dead man and the wounded were all in their 20s. The incident began as a fight among kids but soon deteriorated into a fatal firefight. Police officers were on the scene, trying to reestablish order. Police estimated that the attack was criminally motivated.

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