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Terrorist Opens Fire in Jerusalem, Killing Two

A deadly terrorist attack has struck the people of the Holy City today, leaving two dead. The Times of Israel's Judah Ari Gross reports that a gunman - praised by Hamas - opened fire near Jerusalem's Ammunition Hill, killing a police officer and a civilian and leaving five more people injured:

Two people were killed and five more were injured in a shooting attack near Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem Sunday morning, police and emergency medical officials said.

Police described the incident, which saw an East Jerusalem gunman open fire at pedestrians and police over a several hundred meter swath of the capital, as a terror attack.

One woman, approximately 60 years old, was shot in the upper body and critically wounded in the attack, according to the Magen David Adom ambulance service.

A police officer, approximately 30 years old, was also critically wounded in a shootout with the assailant, police said.

Both were later declared dead, after being rushed to Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus, a spokesperson said.

Three other victims, including a 68-year-old man, were moderately wounded, while another two were lightly injured in the attack, according to MDA...

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