Photo Credit: United Hatzalah
Terror attack at Tel Aviv's Dizengoff Street. March 9, 2023

A terrorist opened fire in Tel Aviv on the corner of Dizengoff and Ben Gurion Street on Thursday evening, around 8:40 PM. Three people are wounded. Video show multiple people face down in the street. One person is in critical condition, one is in serious condition, one is moderately wounded.


An eyewitness confirmed to that there was a shooting.

An off-duty police officer from 443’s Gidonim unit and an off-duty soldier from Maglan neutralized and killed one of the terrorists. There are unconfirmed reports of a second terrorist. The mayor of Tel Aviv has called on protesters to go home for their safety. Police are searching the area.

Update from Ichilov Hospital: One injured person arrived with a gunshot wound to the neck during resuscitation efforts and is now in the operating room in critical condition, but he is stable.
Another wounded person in moderate condition suffered from a gunshot to his upper body and will be taken to the operating room in the next few minutes.
Another wounded person suffered from shrapnel and is in mild condition.

Islamic Jihad claimed it was revenge for the 4 terrorists killed in Jenin today, but he was a member of Hamas. Arabs in Jenin and Gaza are celebrating.

The Arab terrorist is from the village of Ni’ilin. He was previously sentenced to jail twice. Defense Minister Gallant has ordered that his home be destroyed immediately.

International Media Spokesperson for United Hatzalah Raphael Poch summarized the incident in Tel Aviv and said: “Three people were transported from the scene of the incident to Ichilov Hospital, one in critical condition having suffered gunshot wounds, one in moderate condition from shrapnel wounds, and a third individual also lightly injured by shrapnel. Likewise, the Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit treated numerous people for emotional shock and psychological stress by providing psychological first aid. Among these were three people who were transported by a United Hatzalah ambulance to Ichilov Hospital.”

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is currently in Rome, made the following statement, “There has been another terror attack in the heart of Tel Aviv tonight. We send, first of all, our hopes and our wishes for the speedy recovery of the wounded, and we strengthen the security forces and the police who are fighting terrorists this night and every night. We will continue to build our nation and deepen our roots, and to build our common future as brothers and sisters.”


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