Eight dead in attack on Jerusalem religious school

March 7th, 2008 - 3:12 am ICT by admin  

Tel Aviv, March 7 (DPA) At least eight people were killed in an attack on a religious school in Jerusalem late Thursday, Israeli television reports said. Two Palestinian attackers were among those killed, the reports said. A further 35 people were wounded.

Police said the attackers had opened fire after managing to enter the Merkas Harav School. An explosives belt had been seized. A third attacker was being sought.

Other reports said at least 30 ambulances had been mobilised to the site of the attack.

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