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Alleged Jaffa crime boss shot dead in suspected mob hit

The Times of Israel


July 18, 2021

An Arab Israeli man was shot dead in an apparent mob hit in Tel Aviv late Saturday, police and medics said, with media reports identifying the man as the head of a local crime family.

Witnesses said the man, named as Izat Hamad, was riding a motorcycle through Tel Aviv when another motorcyclist approached him, opened fire, and fled.

Police said they were investigating the incident and said the shooting appeared to be a criminal act and not terror-related.

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