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Notable is the proximate cause of the conflict was a knife fight at a hookah bar in Queens.
Often, hookah lounges are owned and operated by people from the Arab world, origin and or other regions where use of the hookah is a centuries-old tradition. Many hookah lounges incorporate such elements as Islamic decor and Arabic music or Indian music. Source




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At least one person has been killed and three others critically injured after being struck by a car in Queens, New York City, early morning Sunday, AP reports citing police.

The driver “targeted” the victims around 4:45am local time, authorities said. They added that the suspected attacker fled the scene; the search for the driver is ongoing.

At least six persons were struck by a car and two stabbed in the incident, New York Police Department reported on Twitter. One person, apparently not the driver, is in custody.

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