2 suspects, 4 victims in Tel Aviv terror attack identified


The four people killed after a pair of gunmen opened fired on at an upscale market in Tel Aviv Wednesday night have been identified by Israeli police.

They are:

–          Idan Ben Arieh, 42, from Ramat Gan, which is east of Tel Aviv

–          Ilana Naveh, 39, from Ramat Gan

–          Michael Faiga, 58, from southern Israel

–          Mila Meshayev, 32, from Rishon LeZion, which lies just south of Tel Aviv

 They died after two shooters,identified as Palestinians,opened fire at the Sarona Market–a popular food and shopping complex near the Israeli Defense Ministry — shattering what was a serene night with chaos and bloodshed.

In total, 13 people suffered gunshot wounds, according to Israel’s national emergency medical service. Four people, including one suspect, are still being treated at hospitals, Israeli police say.

The attackers were dressed as Hasidic Jews, a law enforcement source briefed by Israeli officials said. Police officers shot one of the suspects. The other surrendered, Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.

“People were having coffee,” Amir Ohana, a member of the Israeli Parliament who was at the market, told CNN. “I saw a birthday cake on one of the tables. And then you see the chairs upside down and glass shattered and blood all over.”

Surveillance footage from a cafe near the shooting scene showed chaos as panicked customers knocked over chairs and tables as they rushed to escape. People crawled across the floor and others carried children in their arms.

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