Wounds of a teenage attacker 2 in Jerusalem, the day after the synagogue attack


A 13-year-old boy opened up fire And two wounded people in East Jerusalem on Saturday, officials said, only hours After a gunman killed seven outside synagogue in deadliest attack in the city since 2008.

shooting in Palestinian neighborhood of solace in East Jerusalem, near the historic Old City, a father and son, who ranged in age from 47 to 23, the medics said. Both of them were fully conscious and in moderate to serious in Hospital, paramedics added.

Police said they shot and overpowered the 13-year-old attacker, injuring him. They said he was taken to the hospital and there was no further news on his condition. A videotape showed the police escorting an injured person young a leg, wearing Nothing but underwear, away from the scene and on a stretcher.

Authorities registered off the street and emergency vehicles Security forces mobilized area Helicopters also flew overhead.

Saturday events – just One day before the US Secretary of State of It was Anthony Blinken set to arrive in the region – raised possibility of Bigger fire in one of The deadliest month in Israel and the occupied West Bank in several years.

A gunman killed at least seven on Friday peopleincluding 70-year- an old woman, in Jewish settlement in East Jerusalem, a area Israel captured it in 1967 and after its annexation in a move Not recognized internationally.

The Israeli army said it had deployed another battalion to the West Bank on Saturday adding hundreds more forces into existence already on Severe alert in occupied lands.

Prime Minister Benjamin said he would convene the security cabinet on Saturday night, after the end of Saturday to discuss post reply to attack near the synagogue. Security forces launched a crackdown early on Saturday morning out in the neighborhood of The 21yearold gunman who He was killed at the scene. Police arrested 42 of for him family members and neighbors for Questioning in Al-Tur district in East Jerusalem.

The previous Friday attack, which occurred while the population was observing the Jewish Sabbath, came the day after an Israelite attack military The raid killed nine Palestinians in West Bank, including an elderly woman.

Thursday raid, the single deadliest incursion in West Bank since 2002, after a particularly bloody month that saw the killing of at least 30 Palestinians – activists and civilians – in in confrontations with The Israelis in Western Bank.

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