27-year-old from east Jerusalem stabbed to death

A 27-year-old resident of the east Jerusalem Isawiya neighborhood died on Wednesday after suffering a number of stabbing wounds.

The man was evacuated to nearby Mount Scopus Hadassah-University Medical Center but died in the hospital. 

Israel Police and Border Police forces are combing the area of the shooting, and some stones were thrown at them. 

A police investigation has begun. Its preliminary findings were that the incident was the outcome of a dispute between two families that began earlier on Wednesday. Four men have been arrested, two of them minors, police said.

The investigation is ongoing.   

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