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Palestinians protest Israeli police 'inaction' after mass shooting

Hundreds of Palestinians took to the streets of Nazareth on Friday to protest against the violence that Palestinians in Israel face after five Palestinians including a 15-year-old were shot dead at a car wash in Yafia near Nazareth.

The attack comes amid a record-high murder rate in Palestinian towns and villages inside Israel. It is believed to be the result of a family feud.

Palestinians say police have failed to ensure their safety against organised crime gangs that have plagued their community for years.

Some accuse Israeli authorities of complicity with criminals in a bid to weaken the social fabric of their community and make them feel unsafe.

Palestinians comprise over 20 percent of Israel's population but experience 50 percent of overall violent crime in the country.
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