Israel claims destruction of two Hamas tunnels in Gaza

Israel claims destruction of two Hamas tunnels in Gaza

Israel claims destruction of two Hamas tunnels in Gaza

According to eyewitnesses, Coleman, a security guard who was unarmed and not on duty at the time of the attack, tried to fend off the assailant until police forces who were in the area arrived at the scene.

For Jewish Israelis in occupied East Jerusalem's illegal settlements, the planning, marketing, development, and infrastructure are funded and executed by the Israeli government.

"With deep sorrow we announce that the wounded man died of his injuries despite resuscitation and life-saving efforts", the spokeswoman at Jerusalem's Shaare Tzedek Medical Centre wrote in a brief text message to reporters.

The rabbi had been stabbed and killed last month near the settlement of Ariel in the West Bank. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said he was in his 30s and worked as a private security guard.

Demonstrations were held to commemorate 100 "days of rage" since US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announcement of the move of its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

The attack comes after a Friday auto ramming attack by a Palestinian near Jenin in the northern West Bank that killed two Israeli soldiers and wounded two others, according to the army.

According to Israel's Shin Bet domestic security agency, Kabha had previously been interned for security reasons but was released in April a year ago.

A news report on Channel 10 television said Turkish identity papers were found on the body of the alleged assailant.

Commander Shmuely said security services, always at a high state of readiness in Jerusalem because of possible attacks, had raised their alert levels further ahead of the forthcoming festivities when many visitors are expected to visit the city.

Assi, who is reported to have a background of drug abuse and social problems, was known to Israel's welfare services and was said to be living in a group home in Jaffa prior to the attack.

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