Liverpool star Mohammed Salah urges end to ‘killing of innocent people’

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Liverpool star Mohammed Salah urges end to ‘killing of innocent people’

Egyptian forward took to Twitter saying 'enough is enough', tagging in the prime minister, but not directly referencing the rise in violence between Israelis and Palestinians

Mo Salah's post calling to end killing of innocents
Mo Salah's post calling to end killing of innocents

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has called on Boris Johnson and other world leaders to end the “killing of innocent people” amid continued unrest between Israelis and Palestinians.

The Egyptian footballer, who also shared a picture of him standing on Temple Mount in Jerusalem, said “enough is enough” in a post on Twitter in which he mentioned the Prime Minister’s official account, although he did not reveal what it was in reference to.

It comes after at least 30 people have died following weeks of tensions in Jerusalem and on the Gaza border, which has led to calls for a de-escalation on all sides from the international community.

Sadio Mané’s tweet about Palestine

The Liverpool forward tweeted: “I’m calling on all the world leaders including on the Prime Minister of the country that has been my home for the past 4 years to do everything in their power to make sure the violence and killing of innocent people stops immediately.

“Enough is enough.”

Other Premier League stars, including his strike partner Sadio Mané, Manchester City players Riyad Mahrez and Benjamin Mendy as well as Arsenal’s Mohamed ElNendy, also tweeted their support for Palestinians.

Former Arsenal midfielder, Mesut Ozil, was also pictured wearing a ‘free Palestine’ shirt before a game for his Turkish side, Fenerbahce.

Many Israelis spent Tuesday night and Wednesday morning in bomb shelters, while casualties continued to increase in Gaza. Israel’s death toll rose to six on Wednesday, including two Israeli-Arabs.

Mendy, Mahrez and ElNeny’s tweets
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