Investigation sheds light on Beersheba attack

Police release new details about the Beersheba terrorist attack at the city’s central bus terminal.

According to the initial police investigation, a Palestinian man entered the station with a knife and a handgun, and began attacking civilians, soldiers, and security officials at the site.

The attacker went on to snatch an M-16 rifle from an IDF soldier, and began firing with his newly acquired weapon.

The terrorist was later killed by police gunfire.

An Eritrean migrant was mistaken for a second terrorist and was shot by security officials as well. He was severely wounded.

According to Ynet, one IDF soldier was killed in the attack and 11 other people were wounded.

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