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Israeli police say two Palestinians attacked a synagogue during morning prayers today, killing four people — identified as three Americans and a Briton. The attackers were carrying a meat clever and a gun.

This is the latest in a series of violent incidents in Jerusalem, sparked by a dispute over a holy site significant to Jews and Muslims, as well as Jewish settlements.

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  • Kevin Connolly, BBC correspondent in Jerusalem.

This segment aired on November 18, 2014.

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