He called for an end to fighting between Hamas and Fatah, and was shot dead. By Nidal al-Mughrabi for Reuters, with thanks to all who sent this in:
GAZA (Reuters) – Unidentified gunmen shot dead a Muslim cleric after he delivered a sermon in the Gaza Strip on Friday calling for an end to fierce factional fighting between Hamas and Fatah, hospital officials and local residents said….
The Muslim cleric, who was in a car when the gunmen opened fire, was affiliated with neither Hamas nor Fatah. No group claimed responsibility for the shooting, which occurred after services at a mosque in the Maghazi refugee camp.
Residents said the cleric had sharply criticized internal fighting in his Friday sermon.