Shooting Attack Outside Jerusalem Kills 3 Israelis

Israeli police and medical services say an attacker has opened fire at the entrance to a town outside Jerusalem, killing three Israelis.

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says the attack took place early on Tuesday just outside the community of Had Adar.

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There was no word yet on the identity of the attacker but Rosenfeld says it’s being treated as a terrorist attack. The Magen David Adom medical service says a fourth Israeli is in critical condition.

Since 2015, Palestinians have killed 48 Israelis, two visiting Americans and a British tourist in stabbings, shooting and car-ramming attacks. In that time, Israeli forces killed over 255 Palestinians, most said by Israel to be attackers.

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