Gunman wounds several people in Tel Aviv bar

Published: Friday 1st January 2016 by The News Editor

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A gunman has opened fire at a bar in central Tel Aviv, wounding several people.

It was not immediately clear if the attacker was Palestinian or if it was a gangland shooting.

Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said five people were wounded.

Israeli media reported that one person died and at least three were seriously hurt in the shooting. Channel 10 reported that local businesses shut as the gunman might have escaped.

Large numbers of police officers arrived at the scene, located on a main Tel Aviv street.

Published: Friday 1st January 2016 by The News Editor

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