Palestinian gunman shoots three Israelis, unrest

Jerusalem, Sep 26: Three Israelis shot dead by a Palestinian gunman at the entrance to a Jewish settlement in the West Bank 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.

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