Israeli Arab killed in shooting in northern Israel

An Israeli Arab man was killed in a shooting in the town of Nahf in northern Israel on Wednesday night, according to Israel Police.

The man was identified as Falastin Matar. According to the Abraham Initiatives organization, Matar is the 138th Arab killed in an incident of crime or violence in Israel since the beginning of the year.

In comparison, as of this time last year, 66 Arabs were killed in Israel.