Hamas Claims Credit For Jersualem Shooting

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Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist movement, claimed responsibility on Friday for the shooting attack in Jerusalem the previous evening in which a local gunman killed eight students at a Jewish religious school.

There was no immediate comment from the Israeli government, which mounted a major offensive in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip last week but which pledged after Thursday's shooting to push on with peace negotiations with Hamas's secular rivals in the West Bank.

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