Jerusalem attack: Firing in Synagogue, seven people killed

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JERUSALEM — At least seven people were killed and three wounded on Friday night when a Palestinian gunman opened fire outside a Jerusalem synagogue, in what officials said was an act of terrorism.

The attack was Jerusalem’s deadliest since 2008, Israeli police said, and came at a time of heightened tensions military operation to nab militants Nine Palestinians were killed on Thursday in the West Bank city of Jenin.