- Four people have been killed after two men armed with knifes and axes attacked a synagogue in Jerusalem.
- Attackers are said to have been Palestinian; both were shot dead by Israeli police.
- Statement from Palestinian President Abbas' office: 'The presidency condemns the attack on Jewish worshippers in one of their places of prayer in West Jerusalem and condemns the killing of civilians no matter who is doing it'.
- Israeli PM Netanyahu said Israel would respond with a 'heavy hand'; adding 'this is the direct result of the incitement being led by Hamas and Abu Mazen'.
Netanyahu statement on Facebook