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Tourist Killed in East Jerusalem

A British tourist, identified as Paul Appelby, 28, from Bristol, was fatally shot Sunday by unidentified assailants in East Jerusalem.

He was gunned down in an apparent terrorist assault while walking unaccompanied near the traditional burial place of Jesus. There were no witnesses.

Appelby was the third foreign tourist attacked in Jerusalem in the past two months and the third British national murdered in the Middle East since the U.S. air strike against Libya on April 14. He was killed by a single bullet in the head.

An American visitor was shot in the head in the Old City last month but survived. Two weeks ago, a German woman tourist was wounded on the Via Dolorosa in the Old City.

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