Palestinians dispute ISIS claim

Both sides take responsibility for deadly assault in Israel


Photographs by AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi

Israeli border police arrest a Palestinian during clashes in the West Bank village of Deir Abu Mash'al near Ramallah, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Israel security forces raided the village a day after an attack in Jerusalem killed a police officer. The three Palestinian attackers were from the village.

DEIR ABU MASHAL, West Bank -- Palestinian militants disputed an Islamic State claim Saturday that the extremist group was behind a deadly attack against Israel, saying it was their people who killed a female police officer on duty near Jerusalem's Old City. Family members of the attackers said they were deeply religious men who acted on their own.

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