“Our response to terrorism is an iron fist and powerful, fast and accurate responses,” TASS quoted him as saying.

According to Netanyahu, although Israel does not seek escalation, the state is ready for any scenario. 

“The terrorists want to massacre us indiscriminately, so we must all be united in an uncompromising fight against them.

We will defeat them,” the prime minister added.

On January 27, Israeli police confirmed the deaths of seven people in a shooting at a synagogue in Jerusalem.

Police detained 42 people in connection with the attack.