Israel seals house of Palestinian synagogue shooter

JERUSALEM: Israeli police sealed off the Jerusalem household house of a Palestinian gunman two days after he killed seven individuals outdoors a synagogue, as fears grew of additional escalation within the deadliest unrest for years in Jerusalem and the West Financial institution.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu introduced plans on Sunday to make it simpler for Israelis to hold weapons after the synagogue assault, the deadliest towards Jews within the Jerusalem space since 2008. It got here a day after the deadliest Israeli army raid for years within the West Financial institution metropolis of Jenin.

Since then, a 13-year-old Palestinian boy opened hearth on a bunch of Israeli passers-by in Jerusalem on Saturday, wounding two earlier than one of many civilians shot and wounded him. On Sunday, residents of a Palestinian village outdoors Ramallah within the West Financial institution mentioned a bunch from a close-by Israeli settlement had burned one home and smashed doorways and home windows of one other.