Three Israeli civilians have been stabbed to death in a settlement near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank.
Another Israeli was wounded in the attack in Halamish. The Israeli army says the attacker was shot and caught.
The attack came near the end of a day of clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces over new security measures at a Jerusalem holy site.
Three Palestinians were killed and hundreds were hurt in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.
‘Assailant was shot’
The Israeli army said “an assailant infiltrated a private home” in Halamish (also known as Neve Tsuf) and stabbed four Israeli civilians.
Israeli media said the victims were two men and a woman. Another woman who was injured is being treated at hospital.
Unconfirmed reports in local media said the attacker was a young Palestinian man from a neighbouring village. He was taken to hospital, but his condition was unclear.
The army said that soldiers were still …
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