Israel: French expat shot in Jerusalem after being mistaken for a militant

Posted on June 21, 2013 • Filed under: Expatriate Killed, Israel

According to, an Israeli security guard shot dead a Jewish visitor at Jerusalem’s Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, on Friday, apparently mistaking him for a Palestinian militant. Public radio said that police were seeking to have the guard remanded in custody. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said that he was being taken in front of a magistrate, but had no further details. Read article

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