Seven people have been injured in a shooting and stabbing attack at Be’er Sheva’s Central Bus Station, one of them critically, one seriously and four more have suffered moderate wounds. The seventh casualty is lightly wounded, according to Magen David Adom chief Eli Bin.
One of the two terrorists who who carried out the attack has been killed and the other is in critical condition. He was reportedly caught and shot after he hid in a public restroom.
According to reports, one of the terrorists was armed with a gun and the other with a knife.
A large number of Magen David Adom paramedics and police are at the scene, and are delivering emergency first aid to victims, some of whom have already been evacuated to Soroka hospital.
It is not clear how the armed terrorists succeeded in penetrating into the Central Bus Station, which is under heavy security.
Channel 1 TV initially reported that the casualties were soldiers but then said that they were mostly policemen.