Three people killed in attack in central Israel

Police said the incident, which occurred as Israelis celebrated independence day, appeared to be a terror attack



Reuters file for illustrative purposes
Reuters file for illustrative purposes

By Reuters

Published: Thu 5 May 2022, 10:26 PM

Last updated: Thu 5 May 2022, 10:36 PM

At least three people were killed in an attack in the central Israeli city of Elad on Thursday, Israel’s Channel 12 television reported.

Police said the incident, which occurred as Israelis celebrated independence day, appeared to be a terror attack.

Elad’s mayor, speaking on Channel 12, called on residents to stay indoors while security forces were operating in the area.

There has been a spate of street attacks in Israel in recent weeks.

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