Palestinian man falls into elevator shaft, dies while trying to evade cops

A Palestinian worker in his 20s has died in Jaffa after falling into an empty elevator shaft while trying to escape Israeli cops, Hebrew media reports.

The man, from Ramallah, has been staying illegally in Israel and working in construction.

When Border Police officers arrived at a construction site in search of illegal workers, he tried to escape but fell dozens of meters to his death.