Three Killed In Shooting Attack In Central Tel Aviv

Two Palestinian gunmen killed three people and wounded seven others in Tel Aviv on Wednesday in an attack at a popular shopping and dining area near Israel’s Defence Ministry. Police said they had no advance intelligence of any plan to strike in Tel Aviv. Both of the gunmen who opened fire outside the open-air Sarona shopping complex were apprehended, and one of them was wounded, police said. Hospital officials said four of the seven people wounded by the gunman were in critical condition. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, returning from a visit to Moscow, convened consultations with security officials at the Defence Ministry in Tel Aviv after the attack. In the last half year, Palestinian attacks have killed 31 Israelis and two visiting U.S. citizens.

Two Palestinian gunmen killed three people and wounded seven others in Tel Aviv on Wednesday in an attack at a popular shopping and dining area near Israel's Defence Ministry. Police said they had no advance intelligence of any plan to strike in Tel Aviv. Both of the gunmen who opened fire outside the open-air Sarona shopping complex were apprehended, and one of them was wounded, police said. Hospital officials said four of the seven people wounded by the gunman were in critical condition. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, returning from a visit to Moscow, convened consultations with security officials at the Defence Ministry in Tel Aviv after the attack. In the last half year, Palestinian attacks have killed 31 Israelis and two visiting U.S. citizens.