BREAKING: 4 Reported Dead, Several Wounded in Tel Aviv Terror Attack (Liveblog)
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“Tel Aviv” is trending on Twitter as social media users share photos, videos and news of the attack.
The death toll has risen to four, according to media reports.
DRAMATIC FOOTAGE: First moments after terrorist opens fire in Tel Aviv restaurant murdering 3 and wounding 9 others pic.twitter.com/MjWIBwqUN2
— Israel News Feed (@IsraelHatzolah) June 8, 2016
The gunmen opened fire next to a restaurant; one of them then continued shooting as he ran toward a movie theater, where he was shot and apprehended by the police. The second shooter was also detained by the police, according to Walla News.
#UPDATE (#TelAviv): 11 injured, 3 killed. @Mdais Blood Services provided 37 blood units and components to MCs. #EMS pic.twitter.com/noAh7ZUItT
— MAGEN DAVID ADOM (@Mdais) June 8, 2016
From Israeli police spokesperson, Micky Rosenfeld:
Update to attack in tel Aviv. 3 people killed in shooting attack. No further terrorists in the area. 2 terrorists captured
— Micky Rosenfeld (@MickyRosenfeld) June 8, 2016
Mayor of Tel Aviv at hospital where victims, terrorist are treated: “We’ll continue to build, create and enjoy. #Terror will not defeat us.”
— (((Julie Lenarz))) (@MsJulieLenarz) June 8, 2016
3:55pmIsraeli security personnel secure the area where a shooting attack took place. — Reuters
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh shares a photo of one of the shooters on Twitter, calling him a “hero.”
أحد أبطال منفذي عملية #تل_أبيب. ألف رحمة ونور على روحكم الطيبة pic.twitter.com/K59pbHypIC
— إسماعيل هنيّة (@IsmailHaniyyeh) June 8, 2016
Various sources are saying either eight or nine people were wounded in the attack.
Out of the wounded, three have passed away, one is in critical condition and four are in serious condition, according to Hebrew-language media sources.
Police have subdued “at least two terrorists,” said spokesperson Meirav Lapidot, according to AP.
The police has subdued two attackers, according to reports.
Three of the nine wounded have died, according to Israeli media reports.
Police are reportedly checking the area for bombs.
One of the wounded reportedly died in the hospital.
Out of the nine wounded, one is in critical condition, five are in serious condition, and three are in moderate condition, according to Magen David Adom.
Watch: a video from the scene
אירוע בטחוני עכשיו. מולי pic.twitter.com/0Vnvi95Ppg
— haim etgar (@haimetgarr) June 8, 2016
At least nine people were wounded in a shooting at Sarona Market, a food and retail center in central Tel Aviv, in a suspected terror attack.
One of the wounded is in critical condition, two are wounded in serious condition and six are in various medial conditions.
According to initial reports, an armed man opened fire at passersby. Several casualties are being treated at the scene. – Haaretz