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Man shot and seriously wounded in northern Israel

A 38-year-old man is shot and seriously wounded in the northern town of Shfaram, medics say.

Magen David Adom paramedics were taking him to the Rambam hospital in nearby Haifa in a serious condition.

The motive for the shooting is not immediately clear and police have no comment.

Arab communities have seen a surge in violence in recent years, driven mainly, but not only, by organized crime.

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