Two people were wounded in a shooting, a day after 7 people were killed

A second attack in Jerusalem.. and Israel reinforces its forces in the West Bank

Israeli security forces at the site of a shooting in Jerusalem yesterday.


Shooting resulted in the injury of two people in Jerusalem, yesterday, and the Israeli police said that the perpetrator of the attack was a 13-year-old Palestinian, and the Israeli army said that it had reinforced its forces in the West Bank after seven were shot dead, yesterday evening, near a synagogue on the outskirts of Jerusalem. City.

The shooting near the synagogue came a day after the heaviest Israeli raid in the West Bank in years, and shooting across the border between Israel and Gaza exacerbated fears of increased bloodshed, as 10 Palestinians were killed, last Thursday, by Israeli army bullets in the West Bank, including nine in A military operation, involving armed clashes, took place in the Jenin refugee camp.

The Israeli police said that the gunman who carried out the attack near the synagogue was 21 years old, a resident of East Jerusalem, and it appears that his execution of the attack in an area that Israel annexed to Jerusalem after the 1967 war was an individual act.

The police added that the attacker tried to flee by car, but the police chased him and shot him dead.

The attack exacerbated fears of an escalation of violence amid months of clashes in the West Bank, and the two new attacks represent the first major confrontation since Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took office last month at the head of a government that includes ultra-nationalist parties.

After an assessment with the security authorities, Netanyahu urged residents not to take revenge, saying it was decided to take action as a result of the attack.

Right-wing National Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir visited the site of the attack, telling a crowd waiting for him: "The Israeli government must respond, and this is what will happen."

The White House and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the shooting, and expressed concern about the current escalation of violence, urging maximum restraint. Russia also expressed deep and grave concern about the escalation of tensions between Israelis and Palestinians, and called for the resumption of dialogue and the abandonment of unilateral measures. .

The UAE strongly condemned the terrorist attack that took place near a synagogue in Jerusalem, and resulted in the death and injury of a number of people. Security and stability, contrary to human values ​​and principles.

The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the Israeli government and its friendly people, and its sympathy to the families of the victims as a result of this heinous crime, and its wishes for a speedy recovery for all the injured.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia expressed the Kingdom's warning of the situation between the Palestinians and the Israelis slipping into a further dangerous escalation, while Egypt expressed its total rejection and strong condemnation of the attack in East Jerusalem, stressing its condemnation of all operations targeting civilians, and offered its sincere condolences to the families of the victims. Wishing a speedy recovery to the injured.

The official spokesman for the Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sinan Majali, said in a statement, "Jordan condemns the attack that targeted civilians in a synagogue in East Jerusalem, as well as all acts of violence targeting civilians in the Palestinian territories, and the Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stresses the need to take urgent and effective steps to stop the situation." The dangerous escalation that claimed the lives of Palestinian and Israeli civilians.

For its part, the Palestinian leadership held the government of Israel fully responsible for the "dangerous escalation in the field situation," and warned in a statement, "the government of Israel against continuing its approach that will lead to further deterioration, threatening security and stability in the entire region."

• The UAE affirms its permanent rejection of all forms of violence and terrorism aimed at undermining security and stability.

Follow our latest local and sports news and the latest political and economic developments via Google news