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  Tishrei 19, 5773 , 05/10/12

Anti-Terror Unit on Scene in Eilat

Forces of the Anti-Terror Unit arrived at the Leonardo Club Hotel in Eilat, Friday morning, shortly after a man described by police as an American tourist opened fire in the lobby of the hotel with a gun he grabbed from a security guard. The forces are negotiating with the alleged shooter, who is barricaded in a hotel room.

A man believed to be a hotel worker was killed in the shooting. Others were treated for trauma.

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