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2023-01-28T15:10:28.945Z


The shooting attacks, which took place yesterday in the Neve Ya'akov neighborhood and this morning in the city of David, marked a step up after the rocket barrages from Gaza on Thursday evening. 42 relatives of the terrorist from Neve Ya'akov were arrested. The cabinet will meet to discuss the response to the attacks and speeding up the granting of weapons licenses to citizens


Full documentation of the moments of the attack in the City of David in Jerusalem.

January 28, 2023 (according to Article 27A of the Copyright Law)

Two shooting attacks happened in Jerusalem in the last day, in which seven people were killed and five were injured in total.

These attacks, which took place yesterday in the Neve Yaakov neighborhood and this morning in the city of David, marked a step up after the rocket barrages from the Gaza Strip on Thursday evening.



In last night's attack, seven people were murdered and three others were injured - a man in his 20s, a boy about 15 years old and a woman about 60 years old. The terrorist arrived in the neighborhood in a car shortly after 8:00 PM.

He opened fire with a gun at passers-by on the street near the Ataret Avraham Synagogue in the neighborhood, then fled, and policemen who started chasing him shot him dead.

This is the attack with the highest number of fatalities carried out in Israel since the combined attack on Route 12 in 2011.

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The scene of the attack in Neve Ya'akov, last night (photo: official website, according to Section 27 A of the Copyright Law)

The terrorist Hayeri Alkam (Photo: Flash 90, Olivier Fitoussi)

The terrorist is Hayeri Alkam, a 21-year-old Palestinian resident of the A-Tor neighborhood in East Jerusalem.

He was named after his grandfather who was allegedly murdered by a Jew in 1998.

After the attack, the police arrested during the night 42 suspects, the terrorist's relatives, his entourage and his family - and most of them were arrested at his home in Tor.



In the hours after the attack, in Jenin, the Gaza Strip and other places in the West Bank they celebrated the massacre of Jewish civilians.

Videos shared from the cities on social media showed fireworks, gatherings, songs of praise and shouts of joy.

The scene of the attack in the City of David, this morning (Photo: Flash 90, Yonatan Zindel)

The terrorist Mahmoud Aliyat, 13 years old (photo: Surfers' photos, documentation on social networks according to Section 27 A of the Copyright Law)

The other attack took place around 11:00 am on Ma'alot Street in the City of David in the Silwan neighborhood in the east of the city, in which two people were seriously injured.

According to MDA, the two - the officer's father and son, aged 47 and 22 - were seriously and moderately wounded by shots to their upper bodies. In the



documentation of the attack, the suspect, Mahmoud Aliyat, 13 years old and a resident of the neighborhood, was seen lying in wait for a group of Jews behind a car, stepping on his weapon - and then opened The son, an officer in the paratroopers brigade who was armed on the Sabbath holiday - was wounded but returned fire and neutralized the terrorist.

Celebrations in Hebron, last night (Photo: Reuters)

Following the two attacks, it was decided in the security system to increase the forces in Yosh and in Jerusalem, and Commissioner Kobi Shabtai also announced that he would place a permanent security team in the capital. Tonight, a meeting of the political and security cabinet is expected to discuss the response to the events, and among other things, the promotion of a law to deport families of terrorist operatives. Immediate sealing of terrorist houses and expediting the granting of weapons licenses to Israeli citizens.

Arab countries condemned, Abu Mazen blames: "Israel is responsible"

The West has condemned the recent attacks in Jerusalem, and leaders in the United States, Great Britain and the European Union have issued statements of condemnation.

Along with these, Arab countries including Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Egypt condemned the attacks.



On the other hand, the chairman of the Palestinian Authority Abu Mazen did not condemn the attacks, and stated that Israel is responsible for the escalation in light of its actions in the territories "which resulted in the death of 31 Palestinians in the last month". In addition, the chairman of the Palestinian Authority announced that he is continuing the suspension of security coordination with Israel, which began on Fifth.

The weapon of the terrorist in the city of David found in the area, today (Photo: Israel Police spokeswoman)

Police officers at the scene of the attack in the city of David, this morning (Photo: Flash 90, Yonatan Zindel)

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