In Pictures: Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

Amid a surge in religious conflict, the attack is the deadliest the city has seen in years
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In Pictures: Jerusalem Synagogue Attack Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

Four people were killed in Jerusalem's Bnei Torah synagogue on Tuesday morning.The suspects, armed with a cleavers and guns, were shot dead in front of the synagogue by security forces. Extremist organisation Popular Front forthe Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) has claimed responsibility for the attack and have hailed it as a "heroic action" while world leaders speak out in condemnation.

Israeli security personnel run next to a synagogue, where the suspected Palestinian attack took place, in Jerusalem, November 18, 2014. Ronen Zvulun/Reuters