Two off-duty police officers shot the terrorist dead, thereby preventing more casualties.
A terrorist shot three people, one critically, in an attack at a cafe on Dizengoff Street, one of Tel Aviv’s liveliest places, especially on Thursday evenings, when the Israeli weekend begins.
The victims were rushed to the city’s Ichilov Hospital.
“We send, first of all, our hopes and our wishes for the speedy recovery of the wounded, and we strengthen the security forces and the police who are fighting terrorists this night and every night. We will continue to build our nation and deepen our roots, and to build our common future as brothers and sisters,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated. He is currently on an an official visit to Rome.
The terrorist was identified as a 23-year-old member of Hamas.