At least four people were killed and several more wounded in a terror attack in central Tel Aviv, Israeli police said. According to some reports, the two gunmen behind the shooting were dressed like “ultra-Orthodox Jews.”
Two Palestinian gunmen f-rom the West Bank carried out the shooting referred to as a "harsh terror attack," AP cited Tel Aviv district police commander Moshe Edri as saying.
Three people were killed in the attack and at least six injured, some critically. Israel’s Channel 2 TV later reported that one of those badly injured died in the hospital.
Both of the attackers have been detained, police official said, adding that one was taken to the hospital for treatment.
The shooting incident took place at Sarona Market, a popular shopping center in the city center, on Wednesday evening. The market is located close to the Israeli Defense Ministry and General Staff buildings.
According to initial reports, an armed man opened fire at passers-by in the area. Reports on social media suggested there were two shooters, “dressed as ultra-orthodox Jews.”
The perpetrators were “two Palestinians f-rom the South Hebron Hills,” the Jerusalem Post cited Likud party member Amir Ohana as saying. The politician, who arrived at the scene, told reporters: “We need to see who sent the terrorists and to find them.”