Several casualties in shooting near Jerusalem holy site: police

Reuters News
Posted: Jul 14, 2017 1:24 AM

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Three attackers opened fire near Jerusalem's holiest site on Friday, wounding three Israelis, two of them critically, before they were killed, Israeli police said.

Army Radio said the shooting took place near the sacred site known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount.

Police said the three attackers were killed by security forces. The Israeli ambulance service Magen David Adom said two of the Israelis wounded were receiving life-saving treatment.

(Writing by Ori Lewis; Editing by Maayan Lubell and Paul Tait)