Indiscriminate firing at a bus near Old City in Jerusalem, 8 Israelis injured; one is in critical condition: Jerusalem Firing.
Jerusalem Shooting- A gunman opened fire on a bus near the Old City in Jerusalem. Eight Israeli civilians were injured in the attack.
According to the information, a suspected Palestinian has carried out this attack. According to police, the attack comes a week after violence broke out between Israel and militants in Gaza.
Israeli police sent an investigation team to the spot.
At the same time, the Israeli police said that an investigation team has been sent to the spot to collect information about the case.
Also, police said that after the incident, Israeli security forces chased the suspected attacker and infiltrated the Palestinian area near Sylvan.
Indiscriminate firing at a bus: One civilian injured in the firing is in critical condition.
However, according to the doctors treating the injured, the condition of two of the victims is critical.
The shooting took place while the bus was waiting in a parking lot near the western wall. Which is considered to be the holiest site of the Jews where the Jews are praying.
The violence started on Friday.
Israel and Palestinians have had a tense week in Gaza and the West Bank after the attacks in Jerusalem. Late last week, Israeli planes targeted the militant group Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip.
During this, the Israeli side launched an offensive for three days. However, Islamic Jihad fired hundreds of rockets in retaliation for the airstrike.
49 Palestinians were killed including several terrorists.
Israel said the attack was aimed at thwarting the group’s threats to respond to the arrest of one of its officials in the occupied West Bank.
49 Palestinians, including 17 children and 14 militants, have been killed and many injured in the fighting. However, no Israeli civilians were killed or seriously injured in these attacks.