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Gruesome attack on a Jerusalem Synagogue sees 4 dead

During the morning prayers in a Jerusalem synagogue, two Palestinian men attacked the congregation and killed four people. The two attackers were apparently cousins and they had axes and meat cleavers with them along with a gun. Three of the victims were American and one was British.

The synagogue is located in Har Nof where a large number of English-speaking immigrants reside. All four who died had dual citizenship. Six more people were injured in the attack. The police were at the scene within a few minutes and they were able to neutralize the attackers.

Medics who responded to the scene said they found the victims lying in pools of blood holding prayer books and wrapped in prayer shawls. Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the attack and held Palestine responsible for the incident.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas denounced the attack at the synagogue and called for calm between the countries even though he has also asked that Jews be barred from visiting the holy shrine known as al-Aqsa mosque to the Muslims and the Temple Mount to the Jews.
Recently, Jerusalem has been a centre of intermittent violence. The disputes over a holy shrine in Jerusalem have only escalated tensions farther.

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David Nataf started his career as co-founder of Net Development, a leading French web integrators, employing 80 people. After the merger of Net Development with Reef publisher, David joined the law firm, Jean-Pierre Millet, with the defense of computer attackers and victimes specialty ("hackers") in cases between different organizations such as NSA or other members of the international interception 'Echelon' network from the UKUSA treaty or the US Air Force. He is the author of several books on information warfare, consultant for the European Parliament as an expert in computer security (SSI) and electromagnetic signals intelligence (SIGINT). David Nataf successively launched several start-ups of the Internet in the field of paperless technologies termination of contracts online ("resilier.com"); online subscription to early stage fundraising foreshadowing the model will retain more later the platform "gust.com", or free roaming mobile operators (MVNO). Given his specialty at the cross road of anti computer crime legal advising, Internet technology, media and anti-propaganda operations, David has naturally become an actor's influence on the Web, working for a think-tank representing french defense and Aerospace. He is architecting crypto farms and masternodes for cryptocurrencies in Asia and Israel technological parks. He graduated in Law from the Faculty of Paris, is a passionate graduated gemologist by Gemological Institute of America "GG", Gemmological Association of Great Britain "Cert-Ga", practical daily triathlon.

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