A suspected Arab gunman killed at least four people on the outskirts of Tel Aviv on Tuesday before he was fatally shot, in the latest string of attacks that have raised security concerns in Israel, Channel 12 television reported.
No immediate police comment. Israel’s Magen David Adom ambulance service said there were five victims but did not disclose their condition.
According to television reports, the gunmen first fired at the balcony of an apartment in Bnei Brak, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish suburb of Tel Aviv, and then fired shots at a crowd on the street.
Last week, an Israeli Arab killed four people in a stabbing attack and crashed into a car in the southern city of Beersheba, before he was shot dead by passers -by. Israeli authorities say he is a sympathizer of the Islamic State.
On Sunday, during an Israeli-Arab summit held in southern Israel, an Arab attacker, a resident of a town in the north of the country, shot and killed two police officers in Hadera, a town about 50 km (30 miles) north of Tel Aviv. Another officer shot and killed him.
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the Hadera attack.
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