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    At Least 2 Israelis Killed, 2 Wounded in Stabbing Attack in West Bank - Reports

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    At least two Israeli nationals were killed and one wounded in a stabbing attack as Palestinians continue clashing with Israeli police over the decision of Tel Aviv to install metal detectors at the gates to the Temple Mount, where the third holiest mosque in Islam is located, according to media reports.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — At least two Israeli nationals were killed and one wounded in a stabbing attack in the West Bank on Friday as Palestinians continue clashing with Israeli police over the decision of Tel Aviv to install metal detectors at the gates to the Temple Mount, where the third holiest mosque in Islam is located, media reported, citing Magen David Adom emergency medical services.

    "A short while ago, a terrorist infiltrated a home in Neve Tsuf and stabbed 4 Israelis. 2 died and 2 were wounded. The assailant was shot," the Israeli Defense Forces said.

    According to The Jerusalem Post newspaper, the incident took place on Tamar Street Halamish, northwest of Ramallah.

    The wounded woman has been transported to Shaare Tzedek hospital in critical condition.

    Earlier in the day, three Palestinians were killed and hundreds were injured in Jerusalem and across the West Bank in clashes with police while protesting against Israel's decision to restrict access to Al Aqsa mosque for Muslim prayers.


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