An attack with automatic weapons in a mall in Tel Aviv left at least four dead
At least four people have died and six have been injured in an attack with automatic weapons in a Tel Aviv shopping centre located opposite the Ministry of defence and the State Army of Israel, committed, according to the Israeli authorities, Palestinian youths.
The updated medical part of the Red Star of David, equivalent in Israel Red Cross, spoke of four dead people and seisheridos of different consideration, which have been admitted to the hospital Ijilov of Tel Aviv. One of the victims was in critical condition after the shooting and has finally died.
Police reported in a statement that at least two alleged attackers, according to some witnesses disguised as ultra-Orthodox Jews, have been gunned down and reduced, but it is looking for a third that would have escaped.
Later, police reported the identity of the attackers: “two terrorists are Palestinians from the twenties Hebron area,” according to the police. One of them was reduced by police nearly a kilometer from the scene, next to the Cinematheque in Tel Aviv.Los guards have prevented entering inside
The facts have occurred at 21:30 local time (20:30 hour peninsular Spanish), known as Sarona Market, a popular entertainment center with dozens of restaurants and shops, located just in front of the main military base of Israel, which houses the Ministry of defence and the headquarters of the State of the army.
According to channel 10 television, the first shots occurred on the outside of the market, but the guards have prevented attackers to enter the closed part, so the shooting continued outside.
“It was a terrorist underground. We were celebrating the birthday of my son and add to running with the cart, the place was full,”said esa station Meital Sasi, witness of the facts.
The attack takes place after months of tension in the region between Israelis and Palestinians, a wave of violence that has left hundreds dead.