Three Israelis and one attacker killed in Jerusalem

Two men reportedly of Arab descent boarded a bus in Jerusalem shooting and stabbing passengers while another assailant rammed a car into a bus station before stabbing bystanders. Three Israelis and one attacker were killed in the in near simultaneous attacks on Tuesday.

 

At least seventeen Palestinians have been killed and dozens of Israelis dead or wounded in a serious upsurge of violence.

 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called an emergency meeting of his Security Cabinet to discuss how to prevent anymore attacks.

 

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat called on the government to seal off the West Bank and certain Arab neighborhoods of east Jerusalem to stop the wave of violence.

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