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16 May 2020 | 01:19 PM UTC

Israel/Palestinian Terr.: Police officers injured in Tira shooting incident May 16

Israel News Alert

Two police officers shot and injured in Tira (Central district) on May 16; expect heightened security presence and disruption to travel

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/16/2020, 12:00 AM until 5/18/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Jerusalem). COUNTRY/REGION Tira

Event

Unknown assailants shot and injured two police officers, one seriously, in Tira (Central district), early on the morning (local time) of Saturday, May 16. Law enforcement have cordoned off the area as a search for the suspects continues.

A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are expected in the near term.

Advice

Individuals in Tira are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate a heightened security presence, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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