The Latest: Jerusalem Shrine to Remain Closed After Attack

Israeli police say Palestinians opened fire at Israelis near an important Jerusalem holy site, wounding two seriously before being killed in a gunfight.

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on an attack by Palestinian gunmen in Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 6 p.m. Israel’s government says a Jerusalem holy site that was the site of a deadly attack earlier in the day won’t reopen before Sunday, after additional security assessments. The shrine was closed after three Palestinian assailants opened fire from there on Friday, killing two Israeli police officers before being shot dead. The Muslim-administered site is revered…

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