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Prime Minister condemns Jerusalem terrorist attack that killed 15-year-old Canadian

A Canadian teenager has died in an explosion in Jerusalem.

Two blasts went off near bus stops this morning (Wednesday) about a half hour apart.

Eighteen others were hurt.

The 15-year-old Canadian was heading to a Jewish seminary when the explosion hit.

Police are treating it as a coordinated attack by Palestinian militants.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned what he called a terrorist attack.

Tensions between Israelis and Palestinians have been mounting for weeks with increased Palestinian attacks.

In the spring a series of attacks against Israelis in the West Bank killed 19 people.

with files from Vista Radio newswire

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