Israel Boosts Security After Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

November 19, 2014 10:17 PM

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Hundreds of police reinforcements fanned out across Jerusalem and concrete barriers were erected in some Arab neighborhoods as Israel tightened security in the city following a deadly Palestinian attack on a synagogue.

Roadblocks were placed on access streets to Arab areas to facilitate security checks, Israel’s Public Security Ministry said in an e-mailed statement outlining the new measures. The ministry has also proposed easing gun ownership requirements for residents of the city and is examining increased use ...

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