Israel

Israeli Man Shot Dead By Security Guard at Western Wall

Shouted "Allahu Akbar"

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One of Judaism's holiest sites, the Western Wall in Jerusalem, was closed off on Friday morning after a security guard shot and killed a man who had just been shouting "Allahu Akbar" in a nearby public convenience.

The victim turned out to be an Israeli Jew in his 40s, and police are now investigating his motives for the act which cost him his life.