Palestinians attack 2 Israeli officers before being killed

February 3, 2016 2:48 PM

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JERUSALEM — Three Palestinians carrying automatic weapons, explosive devices and knives shot and stabbed two Israeli security officers in Jerusalem on Wednesday, wounding both before police shot and killed the attackers, police said.

It was one the most brazen attacks in nearly five months of near-daily Palestinian assaults, mostly stabbings, on Israeli police, soldiers and civilians. Israel has struggled to contain the violence, despite sending troops to secure cities, expanding police powers and toughening punishments for atta...

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