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Two killed in ramming attack in Jerusalem, including a child

origin 1A car crashed into a bus stop killing two people including a child. ©Mahmoud Illean/Copyright 2023 AP. All rights reserved.

A mass shooting in Jerusalem left at least 2 dead and five injured. One of the dead was a six-year-old Israeli boy at a bus stop. The alleged perpetrator, a Palestinian citizen, was immediately killed by the security forces.

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The attack took place in the vicinity of a Jewish settlement and comes against the backdrop of the escalation of tension between Israelis and Palestinians.

Since the beginning of the year, sectarian violence has claimed the lives of more than 40 people, the vast majority of them Palestinians.