BREAKING NEWS

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.   

Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use and privacy policy