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Israel: Jerusalem synagogue attack victims recovered from site00:53

Israel: Jerusalem synagogue attack victims recovered from site

Israel, Jerusalem
November 18, 2014 at 00:06 GMT +00:00 · Published

Bodies were recovered from the Kehilat Bnei Torah synagogue in Jerusalem's Har Nof neighbourhood on Tuesday after an incident which caused four deaths and at least eight injuries. The four victims were reportedly all rabbis.

Two men, Ghassan and Udayy Abu Jamal, are believed to have entered the building and launched an attack on worshippers using a knife, axe and a pistol. Initial reports from the Israeli police indicate that the men may have been associated with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has condemned the incident, which comes at a time of increased tension in the area. Unrest was sparked on October 30 after access was restricted to various religious sites at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City.

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Bodies were recovered from the Kehilat Bnei Torah synagogue in Jerusalem's Har Nof neighbourhood on Tuesday after an incident which caused four deaths and at least eight injuries. The four victims were reportedly all rabbis.

Two men, Ghassan and Udayy Abu Jamal, are believed to have entered the building and launched an attack on worshippers using a knife, axe and a pistol. Initial reports from the Israeli police indicate that the men may have been associated with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has condemned the incident, which comes at a time of increased tension in the area. Unrest was sparked on October 30 after access was restricted to various religious sites at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City.

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