Israel razes homes of Palestinian militants in Jerusalem

October 6, 2015 8:09 AM

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Israel razes homes of Palestinian militants in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM Israeli forces destroyed the homes of two Palestinian militants and sealed off part of a third in Jerusalem on Tuesday, in a crackdown launched by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after four Israelis were killed in Palestinian attacks.

Violence has intensified in East Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank in recent weeks, raising concerns of a wider escalation, though it has not yet reached the level of past Israeli-Palestinian confrontations.

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