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Argument leads to killing at Jerusalem hostel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian man allegedly stabbed and killed a Jewish man at a hostel in Jerusalem.

The victim, 49, and the alleged killer, 23, an employee of the hostel, had been involved in an argument throughout Sunday before the attack, police told the media.

Police are treating the stabbing as a criminal rather than a nationalistic act, according to reports.

The alleged assailant was captured north of Jerusalem, Ynet reported.