Israel kills two Palestinians as Abbas hints at election delay
Israeli rockets hit a car in northern Gaza Strip late Monday, killing at least two Palestinians. The attack took place near a border area Israel has declared off limits to Palestinians to try to prevent rocket fire at Israel. Palestinian sources said the two victims were Islamic Jihad activists.
Earlier, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas said he would delay upcoming parliamentary elections if Israel bans Jerusalem residents from voting. "We all agree that Jerusalem should be included in the elections," Abbas said in Doha, Qatar. "If it is not included, all the factions agree there should be no elections."
The elections are slated for Jan. 25.
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