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Three dead after Palestinian man open fires at Israeli guards in West Bank

Attack took place in Har Adar town near Jerusalem

IANS  |  Jerusalem 

Har Adar attack
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Three Israelis shot dead by a Palestinian gunman at the entrance to a Jewish settlement in the on Tuesday, authorities said.

The gunman was also shot and died later but has not yet been identified, the BBC quoted a police spokesman as saying.

The gunman had "arrived at the rear gate of Har Adar along with Palestinian labourers entering the settlement" before opening fire on Israeli police guards, the police said.

Four people were seriously injured.

The victims had sustained gunshot and stabbing wounds, the Israeli ambulance service said.

First Published: Tue, September 26 2017. 16:38 IST