The Sunday Review
Israeli police say at least seven In a shooting incident close to a building, three people were shot and killed. synagogue Jerusalem On Friday, there were high tensions between Israel and Palestine.
In a separate incident, two people were also wounded. attack Samstag, City of David JerusalemAccording to police Ambulance services. According to hospital, both victims were in their 20s while the other was in his 40s/50s.
The statement can be found here police said, “The shooting suspect was neutralized” after a “large police force was called to the scene.” This incident is being considered a terror suspect attackAccording to preliminary reports by Jerusalem police.
Friday’s shooter was also later killed by police According to forces policeIn what police Yaakov Shabtai, chief of the Yaakov Shabtai was described as “one of the worst terror attacks in the past few years.”
“As a result of the shooting attack, the death of 7 civilians was determined and 3 others were injured with additional degrees of injury,” police said.
Five victims of the shooting were declared dead at the scene, Israel’s Magen David Adom (MDA) emergency rescue service said: four men and a woman. Five of the victims were taken to hospital, and another woman was declared dead.
The MDA stated that among the victims was a young boy of 15 years.
It attack It occurred at 8:15 PM local time. synagogue Neve Yaakov Street according to a police statement.
Shabtai stated that the gunman was dead. “started shooting at anyone that was in his way. He got in his car and started a killing spree with a pistol at short range.” After a shootout, he fled from the scene and got into a car. police forces, police said.
According to police, the shooter was a East 21-year old resident. JerusalemIn a statement, he stated that he seemed to be acting alone. East Jerusalem This is the Palestinian-dominated area in the city that was taken by Israel in 1967.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged people against revenge attacks on Friday night. “I call on the people not to take the law into their own hands. For that purpose we have an army, police and security forces. They act and will act according to the cabinet instructions,” He stated.
One day later, the incident occurs. the deadliest day According to records from The Sunday Review, there have been over one year of positive developments for Palestinians living in West Bank.
This Thursday Israeli According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health and the Palestinian Authority, nine Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli forces in Jenin. Israel Police described the incident as a “terrorist attack” and a tenth Palestinian died that day. “violent disturbance” Near Jerusalem.
After rockets had been fired at Israel, Israel began air strikes against Gaza on Friday morning.
Israel’s controversial National Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir visited the scene of the attack People who were angrily chanting on Friday evening received a warning. “it cannot continue like this.”
“I can tell you, [the people chanting] you are right. The burden is on us. It cannot continue like this,” Ben Gvir also heads the ultra-right Jewish Power party.
Some on-the-scene protestors were shouting their support for Ben Gvir. “You are our voice, we support you.”
The Sunday Review’s Hadas Gold and team, who were also at the scene of Friday night’s shooting, heard what sounded like celebratory gunfire and car horns honking from the nearby predominantly Palestinian neighborhood of Beit Hanina.
The White House has condemned this. “heinous terror attack” at A synagogue Jerusalem On Friday, the United States Government announced that it has increased its support for refugees “full support” Karine Jean Pierre, White House Press secretary for Israel, made the following statement.
Additionally, the US State Department has condemned this. “apparent terrorist attack” Jerusalem “in the strongest terms.”
“This is absolutely horrific,” Vedant Pattel, State Department Spokesperson, said so. “Our thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to those killed and injured in this heinous act of violence.”
Patel said no change to the schedule of Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s upcoming trip to Egypt, Israel and the West Bank was expected.
France, the UK and Europe condemned the shooting.
“I am appalled by reports of the terrible attack in Neve Yaakov tonight. Attacking worshippers at a synagogue on Erev Shabat is a particularly horrific act of terrorism. The UK stands with Israel,” Neil Wigan was the British Ambassador to Israel. He wrote this tweet.
Dimiter Zantchev, the EU Ambassador to Israel, condemned also the incident. “senseless violence,” In his tweet: “Terror is never the answer.”
The incident was also tweeted by the French Embassy in Israel “all the more despicable as it was committed on this day of international remembrance of the Holocaust.”
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres also condemned Friday’s deadly attackHis spokesperson said that he was happy to answer questions.
“It is particularly abhorrent that the attack occurred at a place of worship, and on the very day we commemorated International Holocaust Remembrance Day,” He stated.
Guterres expressed concern as well “about the current escalation of violence in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory,” All the best “to exercise utmost restraint.”