Palestinian attacks people in market in the city of Petah Tikva, Israel

A Palestinian man opened fire in a marketplace in the Israeli city of Petah Tikva, wounding at least eight people. Some of the wounded were attacked with a knife. The attacker was arrested. No deaths were reported.

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Tension between Palestinians and Israelis continues with periodic episodes of violence. Travellers to Israel should be cautious and, if possible, avoid areas such as market places, government buildings and police and security installations that might be targets for terrorist attacks.

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