Officials have cordoned off the scene while the attack is investigated
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Israeli Police: 'Terrorists killed in gun battle'

At least four Israelis have been killed and eight injured when two men armed with a pistol, knives and axes attacked a West Jerusalem synagogue, according to police.

The city has seen tensions between Israelis and Palestinians soar, with a string of deadly attacks and clashes over a disputed holy site.

The attackers - Palestinians from East Jerusalem - were shot dead in a gun battle, Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told the BBC.

  • 18 Nov 2014
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