Two wounded in shooting near Kiryat Arba, terrorism suspected

A gunman opened fired inside the town of Kiryat Arba in Judea, wounding two people.

Initial reports indicate the incident is likely a terror attack.

One of the wounded is in serious condition, the other critical. MDA emergency responders are on the scene treating the wounded.  The terrorist has reportedly been eliminated.

A Kiryat Arba spokesperson said the terrorist penetrated the town's security perimeter and entered the Ramat Mamre (Givat Harsina) neighborhood. While the terrorist has been neutralized, officials have warned residents to remain indoors as security forces conduct searches for any possible additional terrorists.

This is a developing story.


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