Israel razes homes of 2 Palestinian assailants

Palestinians stand near a house that was demolished by Israeli authorities in the Qalandia refugee camp, between Jerusalem and Ramallah, on July 4, 2016Israeli forces demolished the West Bank homes of two Palestinian knifemen whose December attack led to the death of two Israelis, including one by friendly fire, the army said on Monday. The overnight demolitions took place in the Qalandia refugee camp, between Jerusalem and Ramallah, with four Palestinians wounded in ensuing clashes, an AFP reporter said. A military spokeswoman said the forces had razed the homes of Issa Assaf and Annan Hammed, who were shot dead during a December 23 attack near Jerusalem’s Old City.

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