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Fatah spokesman justifies synagogue terror attack that killed 5‎

On Nov. 18, 2014, two Arab terrorists, Ghassan and Uday Abu Jamal from East Jerusalem, ‎entered a synagogue in Jerusalem and attacked worshippers with guns, knives and axes, killing 4 ‎worshippers and a police officer. The terrorists were killed in an exchange of fire with Israeli ‎Security Forces that arrived on the scene. ‎
Fatah's spokesman Ahmad Assaf gave the following statement to the press: ‎

‎"Responding to the operation (i.e., the Jerusalem synagogue terror attack) that resulted in the ‎deaths of the two men who had carried it out, Fatah spokesman Ahmad Assaf said in a statement to ‎the press that 'the attack was the natural result of the Israeli violations in Jerusalem.' In addition, ‎Assaf emphasized that 'the Netanyahu government is leading us into a cycle of violence.'... Hamas ‎welcomed the operation, and said it was a natural response to the Israeli actions." ‎
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