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Synagogue attack: Months of tension and revenge attacks

Four Israelis have been killed and eight injured as two men armed with a pistol and meat cleavers attacked a West Jerusalem synagogue, police say.

The attackers - Palestinians from East Jerusalem - were shot dead.

The deadly attack comes after months of unrest and apparent revenge killings, as BBC News explains.

  • 18 Nov 2014
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