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Palestinian-American died of heart attack after Israeli detention, autopsy finds

A Palestinian autopsy found that Omar Abdalmajeed As'ad died from a “stress-induced sudden cardiac arrest due to external violence.”
Palestinian relatives mourn during the funeral of Omar Abdalmajeed As'ad, 80, found dead after being detained during an Israeli raid, in the West Bank, on Jan. 13, 2022.


An elderly Palestinian-American man who died after being detained in an Israeli raid on the outskirts of Ramallah this month suffered from a stress-induced cardiac arrest likely caused by being bound and gagged by soldiers, according to the findings of a Palestinian autopsy. 

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