Two killed, seven wounded, in Tel Aviv shooting

The shooting came amid a recent wave of Palestinian attacks on Israelis and days after the leader of the Islamic State (IS) group threatened the Jewish state with violenceTwo people were killed and at least seven wounded when a gunman opened fire on a pub and nearby cafe in central Tel Aviv, but the motive was not immediately clear. The shooting came amid a recent wave of Palestinian attacks on Israelis and days after the leader of the Islamic State (IS) group threatened the Jewish state with violence. Media reports identified the shooter as an Arab in his late twenties from northern Israel who had recently been jailed for trying to snatch a soldier’s weapon, but police refused to confirm.

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