A shooter has opened fire in downtown Tel Aviv, killing two Israelis and wounding others, hospital officials said.
“Hospital officials say two Israelis died of their wounds, 2 are in serious condition and one is in light to moderate condition. The shooting took place at what is being described as a bar or restaurant in central Tel Aviv on a busy weekend afternoon. Israeli media are broadcasting footage of shattered windows and a pool of blood on the pavement. Police say the circumstances of the shooting are unclear – whether or not it is connected to the recent attacks by Palestinians on Israelis.
Witness Nati Shakked, owner of a bar that was hit by gunfire, told Reuters that “the assailant had waited on a bench outside before taking a machine-gun out of a bag and ‘shooting in every direction.'”
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