hit by gunfire Two injured in the settlement of Marlot ir DavidMagen David has been captured in Jerusalem, according to preliminary information from Edom emergency services, in the second attack of these characteristics in the city in less than 24 hours.
loss The condition of two injured is critical and the attacker “Has been neutralized”, reported police in a statement confirming this new attack, near the Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan. Classified as “terrorist”As they refer to any invasion by Palestinians in Israel.
A heavy police force has been deployed at the spot, which has seized the weapon on the spot and started probing the matter. Police The attacker has been identified as a 13-year-old Palestinian The East Jerusalem resident who acted alone and was “injured and overpowered” at the scene by armed Israeli civilians. According to the official radio of the Israeli army, his condition is “critical”.
The victims of the attack were a father and son, aged 47 and 23 respectively, and were volunteers of the Israeli emergency service Magen David Adom, according to local press. ,He was shot in the upper part of the body., We took him to the intensive care unit and took him to Shaare Zedek Hospital. The youngest man is in critical condition and the other is in moderate to critical condition,” said one of the MDA service paramedics.
There was a second attack that same Saturday, when an armed man opened fire at a restaurant located in Almog, a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, but there were no reports of casualties. ,A terrorist reached a restaurant and fled from the spot after firing.said a spokesman for the Israeli army.
On Friday night, a Palestinian killed seven Israelis as soon as they left Israel’s prayer. Shabbat in a synagogue in the settler settlement of nev yaakovJerusalem is also captured.
Israel’s Police Commissioner General Yaakov Shabtai has called everyone residents who have firearms licensed to carry them, “Over the years, more than once, civilians skilled in the use of licensed weapons have neutralized terrorists and prevented more serious attacks near the site of the attack,” Shabtai said.
More than 40 arrested for Friday’s attack
In connection with last night’s attack, which killed seven Israelis and seriously wounded three, the authorities have declared a state of maximum alert and Police have so far arrested 42 suspects to cooperate with, or to be aware of, the crime that occurred amid another escalation of violence in the region,
“The police commissioner, Chief Superintendent Yaakov Shabtai, ordered the alert to be raised to the highest level. Starting this Saturday, officers work 12-hour shifts,” police said in a statement. suspicious person or thing.
about this Deadliest attack since 2011When an armed group crossed into Israel from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula and killed eight Israelis.
first minister, benjamin netanyahuand his Minister of National Security, the extremist and anti-Arab Itamar i’m gay, have gone to the spot but without giving statement to the press. Netanyahu has called an emergency meeting of his cabinet this Saturday in light of the escalation of violence in recent hours.
,Our response will be strong, fast and accurate, Whoever tries to harm us, we will harm and whoever helps him, Netanyahu warned before starting the meeting of the Security Cabinet of Ministers.
authorities believe the attack was retaliation for violent Israeli army infiltrates in Jenin on Thursdayin the north of the occupied West Bank, which led to heavy clashes with armed militias that resulted in the deaths of nine Palestinians, also the deadliest conflict in years in that region.
Palestine suspends cooperation over clashes in Jenin
Israel’s Allies Around the World Condemned the attack in Jerusalem, US State Department Deputy Spokesman Vedant Patel said, “This is absolutely appalling. Our thoughts, prayers and condolences are with those killed and injured in this heinous act of violence.” The US ambassador to Israel, Thomas Nides, also expressed shock at the “horrific act of violence”, as did the EU envoy to the Jewish state and the French embassy.
from Gaza, from the Palestinian militia Hamas and Islamic Jihad celebrated the attack The Palestinian militant movement in the West Bank has focused on a “heroic act” to avenge Thursday’s death of nine Palestinians in a heavy gun battle with Israeli soldiers during a raid on the Jenin refugee camp.
The raid was described as a “massacre” by the Palestinian National Authority, which broke the security cooperation channel with Israel, Shortly thereafter, several rockets were launched from Gaza into Israel, which responded with bombardments of the coastal enclave.