At least three people were killed, and six were wounded Thursday morning following a terror shooting attack, later claimed by Hamas, at the entrance of Jerusalem.
According to the Guardian, the Shin Bet security agency identified the gunmen as Murad Namr, 38, and Ibrahim Namr, 30, and were confirmed by the intelligence service as members of Hamas. Both men were killed on the scene by off-duty soldiers as well as an armed civilian.
At the time, the men arrived in a car at about 7:40 am local time and opened fire before retreating to their vehicle, where police eventually killed them.
Later that day, Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack. On the group’s Telegram account, a statement said that the attack was in retaliation “to the occupation’s crimes of killing children and women in Gaza.”
The victims were identified as Livia Dickmann, 26, Hanna Ifergan, who was in her sixties, and Elimelech Wasserman, a 72-year-old rabbinical judge. Although one report alleged that a…