seven people were killed this Friday in a armed attack on a synagogue Of East Jerusalem, Israel and three others were seriously injured by bullets, Magen David Adom Emergency Services said.
“Seven deaths reported at the scene,” the Service noted. He had first confirmed five and also three wounded who had been taken to Hadassah Mount Scopus hospital. Among them they reported a 70-year-old in critical condition, a 20-year-old in serious condition and a 14-year-old in moderate to severe condition.
According to the police, the terrorist drove up to a synagogue building in the north neighborhood of East Jerusalem and opened fire.
Officers called the scene and shot the gunman, police said. A weapon apparently used in the attack has been seized. Emergency Service Magen David Adom said its doctors said five victims died at the scene.
Jerusalem District Police Commander Doron Turgeman was also at the scene to conduct an assessment with officers, police added.
Hebrew-language media reports said so police were looking for other possible suspects that could have helped the attacker.
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