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  תשרי 25, 5771 , 03/10/10

Illegal Arab Killed After Police Chase

Police shot and killed an illegal Arab from Hevron early Sunday, as he tried to climb the security fence in the area of the village of Issawiya outside Jerusalem. The Arab, together with 14 other illegal Arabs, climbed the fence and began running. Police gave chase, eventually catching up with the group.

A police officer managed to grab one of the group, and a struggle ensued. The Arab tried to grab the officer's weapon, but was unable to do so, and the gun went off as the two struggled, killing the Arab. Police have opened an investigation into the incident.
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