Civilian wounded in Jerusalem shooting, attackers killed

Written by: IANS
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Jerusalem, March 9: A civilian was badly injured on Wednesday when two gunmen opened fire in Jerusalem's Old City.

Israeli police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the attackers first opened fire at a bus in Ramot, a settlement neighbourhood of Jerusalem.

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The shooters opened fire again near Jerusalem's Old City, Xinhua news agency reported.

The attackers were killed when police fired back.

Samri said a civilian in his fifties was critically wounded, apparently by Israeli fire, as police tried to subdue the assailants.

She said the assailants were in their 20s.


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