The Israeli military said it has shot and killed two Palestinians who attacked troops at Kever Yosef HaTzaddik in Shchem early Wednesday morning.
The military says several explosive devices were hurled at soldiers securing Jewish worshippers at the ancient tomb in the city of Shchem. Troops opened fire in retaliation and killed two of the assailants.
The Palestinian Health Ministry identified them as 21-year-old Raed Hamadan and 20-year-old Zeid Nouri.
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