Police say Tel Aviv attacker shot dead by officers

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

Police say the terrorist who carried out a car-ramming and shooting attack in Tel Aviv was shot dead by officers.

According to police, an officer at a nearby gas station heard a commotion after the terrorist rammed into people at the Charles Clore Park on the Tel Aviv waterfront.

“The policeman approached the car together with the Tel Aviv municipality inspectors, and identified that the driver was trying to reach for the weapon he had in his possession,” police say.

“The policeman and the inspectors neutralized the driver and killed him,” police add.

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