Israel suspends Palestinian entry permits after Tel Aviv shooting

Israel suspends Palestinian entry permits after Tel Aviv shooting
Scene of attack (Image: BBC video screen grab)

[Ed. – Racists!]

Israel says it has suspended entry permits for 83,000 Palestinians after gunmen killed four people in an attack at an open-air complex in Tel Aviv.

Two Palestinians from the occupied West Bank opened fire on shoppers and diners at the Sarona precinct, officials said.

Police said the attackers were cousins from Yatta, a Palestinian village near Hebron. Both are in custody.

Islamist group Hamas praised what it called an “heroic attack” but did not say it was behind it.

In a statement a day after the killings, the West Bank-based Palestinian Presidency said it “repeatedly emphasised its rejection of all operations targeting civilians regardless of their identity and irrespective of the justifications”, without directly addressing the Tel Aviv attack.

Two women — Ilana Nave, 39, and Mila Mishayev, 32 — and two men — Ido Ben Aryeh, 42, and Michael Feige, 58 — were killed in the shootings, police said.

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