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Israeli forces deliver demolition warrant to Akkari family in Shufat

Nov. 20, 2014 11:07 A.M. (Updated: Dec. 2, 2015 10:41 A.M.)
JERUSALEM (Ma’an) – Israeli forces on Thursday morning stormed the home of Ibrahim al-Akkari in Shufat refugee camp in northern Jerusalem and informed the family that their house would be demolished after 48 hours.

Al-Akkari, 47 was shot dead after he ran into Israeli pedestrian at a tram stop in Jerusalem on Nov. 5 killing one and injuring 13.

His widow told Ma’an that Israeli troops broke into her home at dawn and handed over an official military demolition warrant. The warrant reads that the family could appeal against the decision within 48 hours. Army engineers drew a map after they measured the area.

Fierce clashes broke out after Israeli soldiers raided Shufat camp, according to locals. "Allahu Akbar" was heard through loudspeakers of mosques in the camp as young men clashed with Israeli troops in the streets.

Several were hurt by inhaling tear gas which Israeli soldiers fired in all directions.

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