At least seven people were killed and several injured after a gunman opened fire in a synagogue in Jerusalem on Tuesday morning, according to Israeli police.
The attack occurred at the Kehilat Bnei Torah synagogue in the Har Nof neighborhood of Jerusalem, where a gunman opened fire with a gun and a knife, killing at least seven people and injuring several others.
The gunman was shot and killed by police, who are still investigating the incident.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the attack and called it a “heinous act of terror.”
The victims of the attack have not been identified, but they are believed to be worshipers who were praying at the synagogue at the time of the attack.
The attack comes amid heightened tensions in the region, as Israel has been engaged in a conflict with the Palestinian militant group Hamas.
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.