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Arab Israeli man shot to death in central town of Kafr Qasim

Abed Qurmata. (Courtesy)
Abed Qurmata. (Courtesy)

An Arab Israeli man seriously wounded in a shooting in the central town of Kafr Qasim has been pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital.

The shooting victim is identified as Abed Qurmata, a 26-year-old from Jaljulia.

Police have opened an investigation. There is no immediate word on a suspected motive.

Qurmata is the 76 Arab citizen to die in a homicide since the start of the year, according to the Abraham Initiatives.

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