Names of victims for tefilos bsoch cholei Am Yisrael:
חיים יחיאל בן מלכה
איתן בן שרה
שמואל ירוחם בן ביילה
אברהם שמואל בן שיינה
אריה בן ברכה
Ynetnews.com is reporting:
Four people were killed Tuesday morning in a terror attack on a synagogue and yeshiva in the Har Nof neighborhood in Jerusalem. Eight others were wounded, four are in moderate to serious condition.
As far as is known, two terrorists wielding axes, knives and guns arrived at the site on Harav Shimon Agassi Street in the capital, which includes the Kehilat Yaakov synagogue and yeshiva, and carried out two attacks in two locations.
The terrorists were killed, following a gunfight with police officers who arrived at the scene. According to an initial investigation the terrorists came from East Jerusalem.
“Two terrorists entered the synagogue in the neighborhood of Har Nof. They attacked with an axe, a knife and a gun. Four worshipers were killed. The police who arrived at the scene shot and killed the two terrorists,” said Israel Police spokeswoman Luba Samri.
The wounded were taken to Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Hadassah Ein Kerem.
The attack comes after weeks of tensions and clashes in the capital, including a series of terror attacks in which six people were killed.
Photos: Yeshiva World News