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Terrorism In Israel: 3 Murdered In Terrorist Attack Outside Jerusalem

Three Israelis were murdered and one severely injured early Tuesday morning, just after 7 a.m. local time, after being shot at in a “suspected terror attack” in a settlement just west of Jerusalem.

The attack’s perpetrator — only one has been identified, thus far — was shot and killed by security forces at the scene.

Via The Times of Israel:

According to police, the suspected terrorist arrived at the rear entrance of the settlement and opened fire at a group of security officers who were opening the back path for the day.

The assailant was shot dead by security forces at the scene.

Via The Jerusalem Post:

Large numbers of security forces are now on the scene scanning the area and ensuring there is no further attacks. The identity of those killed is under a gag order.

The Palestinians are among the world’s largest recipients of foreign aid, according to the Congressional Research Service (CRS).

The CRS indicates that the Palestinians have received over $5 billion in direct foreign aid from American taxpayers since the mid-1990s. This total does not include indirect funding for Palestinians from American taxpayers via the United Nations, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, or other multistate institutions.

America is the largest single-state funder of the Palestinian government and economy. Palestinians also receive billions of dollars annually from other Western states including the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Canada and Australia via both direct and indirect funding.

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