Terror in Tel Aviv
4 dead in Tel Aviv shooting attack

Terrorists open fire in Tel Aviv's Sarona market, killing 4 Two terrorists neutralized.

David Rosenberg, | updated: 00:17

Scene of Tel Aviv terror shooting in Sarona
Scene of Tel Aviv terror shooting in Sarona
Courtesy of MDA

Terrorists opened fire at the Sarona Market in Tel Aviv Wednesday evening, killing four people and wounding at least six.

One victim is reportedly in critical condition, while two are in serious condition, Magen David Adom (MDA) reported. The victims were taken to the Ichilov Hospital.

The venue of the attack, Sarona, an old Templar village incorporated into Tel Aviv, is a popular tourist destination.

MDA officials report that the shootings occurred around Kaplan, HaArba, and Carlebach streets.

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Witnesses say shots were fired at two different locations within the market.

It has been reported that the terrorists were disguised as haredi Jews.

One terrorist involved in the the attack was shot by a security guard and neutralized shortly after the attack. A second terrorist was later found and captured.

Security forces at the scene are searching the area for any possible additional terrorists.

Police have closed off nearby roads and have requested the public to avoid Sarona and the surrounding area.

Victims of the attack are being evacuated to Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv.

Officials at Ichilov reported that 10 people wounded by gunfire were transported to the hospital, including one of the two terrorists. The wounded terrorist is in serious condition.

United Hatzalah volunteer Yechiel Miller described the scene shortly after the attack:

“When I arrived at the scene I saw a woman who was unconscious and not breathing and in critical condition. We began resuscitation efforts. We also treated numerous other individuals who suffered gunshot wounds and wounds from shrapnel."

A second United Hatzalah medic, Davidi Dahan said emergency responders were looking for additional victims who may have fled the scene of the shooting.

"When I arrived at the scene I saw two young people who were suffering from gunshot wounds outside of a restaurant at the Sarona center. We treated them as well as numerous other individuals who were suffering from shock. While we were treating them, other volunteers form the ambu-cycle unit of United Hatzalah reported that they were treating an unconscious woman behind the Sarona center and that she was in critical condition. We are currently searching for and treating other people who are suffering from shock and who have fled to nearby streets due to the incident."

This is a developing story.



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