No link between Palestinian Jerusalem attackers and any armed group, say Israeli police (VIDEO)

JERUSALEM, June 17 — No connection has been found between three Palestinians who carried out a fatal attack in Jerusalem yesterday and any organisation, Israeli police said today, after Islamic State had claimed the assault.

Palestinian militant factions have denied the attack. — Reuters pic
Palestinian militant factions have denied the attack. — Reuters pic

“It was a local cell. At this stage no indication has been found it was directed by terrorist organisations nor has any connection to any organisation been found,” police spokeswoman Luba Simri said.

Palestinian militant factions have also denied the attack, in which one Israeli police officer was killed, was carried out by Islamic State. — Reuters

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