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Far-right Israeli gang beats man who they believed to be Palestinian unconscious on live TV

Shocking live footage showed a gang of Jewish extremists dragging a motorist who looked Palestinian from his car and beating him unconscious [screenshot]
Shocking live footage showed a gang of Jewish extremists dragging a motorist who looked Palestinian from his car and beating him unconscious [screenshot]

Shocking live footage showed a gang of Jewish extremists dragging a motorist who looked Palestinian from his car and beating him unconscious, according to the Guardian.

The attack took place in a district in Tel Aviv.

The emergency services including the police and an ambulance arrived at the scene 15 minutes later, whilst the victim lay bloodied and motionless on the ground.

The far-right mob claim that the driver was attempting to "ram" them with his car, but the live footage disputes this claim, showing the driver in fact attempting to avoid the violent demonstration.

Elsewhere, a gang of masked Israelis smashed up an Arab-owned ice cream shop whilst screaming "death to Arabs!", once again live on TV.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked Palestinians and Israelis to stop attacks on one another.

Tensions flared in Jerusalem after the proposed eviction of Palestinian families in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood Sheikh Jarrah, of which Israeli officials admitted was an attempt to "preserve Jerusalem's Jewish identity".

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Extremist settlers marched through the city on "Jerusalem Day", which celebrates the 1967 occupation of Jerusalem by Israeli forces, shouting slogans such as "death to Arabs".

The Israeli Army then launched an offensive Al-Aqsa Mosque whilst worshippers performed prayers, releasing tear gas and stun grenades.

Israel has launched an airstrike offensive on Gaza, killing 65 people so far, and injuring nearly 400, including 86 children, according to Al Jazeera.

Hamas in retaliation began launching rockets in Israeli territory, –most of which have been intercepted by Israeli missile defence system Iron Dome– and have since proposed a ceasefire, which Israel has rejected, saying it will not accept any ceasefire until it has achieved "certain military goals".

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