Israel Attack: Three rockets from Syria were fired at the Israeli Defense Forces after the late Friday night attack in Israel’s capital Tel Aviv. According to the Jerusalem Post, the IDF said one of the Syrian rockets hit Israel’s southern Golan Heights region. Some activity was seen over the Old City of Jerusalem on Saturday night.
Earlier, three people were killed in the late night attack on Friday. Israel’s Foreign Ministry has called it a terrorist attack. The police is trying to find out the reason behind the attack. Earlier on Thursday night also a woman had died in a firing incident.
Video of attack viral on social media
The video of the attack is going viral on social media. In the video, a car ran over several people walking on the roadside. According to the local media, the police have killed the attacker. According to the police, 45-year-old Yusuf Abu Jaber hit the pedestrians. After this, he also opened fire on the police. In retaliation, the police killed the attacker.
Israel | One tourist was killed and five others were wounded in a Tel Aviv car-ramming attack; the driver was neutralised when he tried to pull a gun, Reuters reported citing authorities & police officials
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PM ordered to increase security
At the same time, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the army and all reserve border police to be called after the attack. Following two fatalities in Tel Aviv, Netanyahu ordered the calling of more security forces from the IDF to counter terrorist attacks. Along with this, the Prime Minister also called upon the citizens to follow the instructions of the security forces.