Ukrainian woman killed in terrorist attack in Israel

A Ukrainian citizen was killed as a result of a terrorist attack in Jerusalem on 27 January, Ukraine’s Embassy reported.

Source: Embassy of Ukraine in the State of Israel

Quote: "The Embassy of Ukraine in Israel is deeply concerned and shocked by the horrific attacks in Jerusalem.

Terror and violence against civilians, including children, are unacceptable.

With sorrow we report that a Ukrainian citizen was among the innocent victims."

Background: An armed man opened fire on people near a synagogue in the Neve Yaakov near a synagogue in Jerusalem’s Neve Yaakov neighbourhood on Friday evening. The police said it was a terrorist attack.

At least seven people were killed, and 10 more were wounded in the attack.

According to the police data, the attacker is a 21-year-old Palestinian who lived in a refugee camp in East Jerusalem.

The attacker tried to run away, but a police patrol shot him dead.

A new shooting happened in Israel on Saturday, 28 January, where a 13-year-old Palestinian teenager, two people, a father and a son, were wounded. The attacker is in the hospital.

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