IS responsible for Israel Terror Attack:Reports
June 17, Jerusalem: The Islamic State claimed responsibility for shooting and stabbing terror attack in Jerusalem that killed Isreali Police officer.
IS issued a statement taking responsibility for the stabbing and shooting attacks Friday evening.The jihadist group in an online statement said three IS fighters had targeted “a gathering of Jews” in an operation Friday, and warned that “this attack will not be the last.”
"Let the Jews expect the demise of their entity at the hands of the Caliphate soldiers," it said, calling the attack "revenge for God's religion and for the violated sanctities of Muslims."
Palestinian militants Hamas denied an Islamic State claim Saturday that it was behind a deadly attack against Israel. Palestine militant group said three attackers who were killed were their members and accused IS of trying to undermine their battle.
The three men were armed with an automatic weapon and knives and carried out attacks at two locations. Police Staff Sgt. Hadas Malka, 23, was stabbed to death.
Israel blames the violence on incitement by Palestinian political and religious leaders compounded on social media sites that glorify violence and encourage attacks.
The Oslo Times International News Network