Israeli police forensics experts work at the scene of an attack in which people were killed by gunmen on a main street in Hadera, Israel, March 27, 2022. (Reuters)

ISIS claims responsibility for attack in Israel

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ISIS claimed responsibility for an attack in Israel, which it said killed two soldiers and injured ten, according to a statement posted on the group’s Telegram account early on Monday.

Earlier, Israeli security officials said two Arab gunmen killed two people in Hadera, a city about 50 km (30 miles) north of Tel Aviv, on Sunday before they were shot dead.

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Surveillance camera footage broadcast on Israeli television stations showed two men opening fire with assault rifles on a main street in Hadera.

The Magen David Adom ambulance service said two people were killed by the assailants, who police said were then shot dead by officers.

“Luckily, our officers managed to neutralize the assailants and prevent a bigger terrorist attack,” national police spokesman Eli Levy said on Israel’s Kan television.

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