AIn addition to the seven civilians shot dead, three people were injured. The attacker was killed by the Israeli Police as he fled.
The attack occurred in Neve Yaakov, a Jewish settler settlement in occupied East Jerusalem.
It is the most damaging attack in Israel since 2011.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu He appealed for calm: “We must act with determination and serenity. I ask people not to take justice into their own hands. For that we have an army, police and security forces, and they are acting, and will act according to the guidelines of the government”.
But the visit of the far-right Itamar I’m Gvirleader of the Jewish Force party, an ally of the Netanyahu government, raised anger.
Following the attack, the Islamist Hamas movement, which rules the Gaza Strip de facto, celebrated the attack through loudspeakers in mosques.
This attack was celebrated in the Palestinian territories in retaliation for the ten dead and twenty wounded left by the attack by the Israeli army. in the occupied West Bank city of Jenin.
This Friday, Israel bombarded the Gaza Strip in retaliation for the launch of several rockets
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