The victims or deceased names are: – Rabbi Elimelech Wasserman (73 years old) – Hana Ifergan (67 years old) – Livia Dickman (24 years old) : “Hamas terrorists open fire near Jerusalem bus station, killing 3 and injuring 11: Israeli police”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : Three individuals have tragically lost their lives, while 11 others have sustained injuries following a devastating attack carried out by two Hamas terrorists at a bus station near Jerusalem early on Thursday morning. Israeli police have confirmed the shocking incident.

The authorities swiftly responded to the scene at the Givat Shaul junction, located on the outskirts of Jerusalem, after two Palestinians arrived in an armed vehicle and unleashed a hail of bullets towards innocent civilians waiting at the bus station. Eyewitnesses recounted the horrifying moment when chaos erupted, and panic filled the air.

The victims of this heinous act of violence have been identified as Rabbi Elimelech Wasserman, 73 years old, Hana Ifergan, 67 years old, and Livia Dickman, 24 years old. Their lives were abruptly cut short by this senseless act, leaving their families and loved ones devastated.

In a commendable display of bravery, the Israel Defense Forces soldiers and a courageous civilian swiftly neutralized the two assailants, who were from east Jerusalem. The shooters, believed to be brothers, were associated with the notorious terrorist organization, Hamas. Israeli media reports suggest that the attackers were armed with an M-16 rifle and a handgun, as revealed by a police search of their vehicle, which also uncovered additional ammunition and weaponry.

The injured individuals, numbering eleven, have been admitted to various medical facilities. Israeli police have categorized their injuries as ranging from moderate to severe. Medical evaluations have identified three victims in serious condition, while four others have sustained non-physical injuries. The remaining four victims are believed to have moderate injuries.

In the wake of this tragic incident, the authorities have cordoned off the area and launched thorough searches to eliminate any possibility of additional suspects. Public safety remains the utmost priority as the investigation unfolds.

U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Jack Lew, expressed his condemnation of the attack, taking to X (formerly Twitter) to convey his thoughts. He stated, “Abhorrent terrorist attack in Jerusalem this morning. We unequivocally condemn such brutal violence. My thoughts are with the families of the victims, and I offer my sincere condolences to all those affected.”

As the community mourns the loss of innocent lives and prays for the swift recovery of the injured, it is essential to stand united against acts of terrorism and strive for a world free from violence and hatred.

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