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Palestinians killed five people in shooting and stabbing attacks in Tel Aviv and Gush Etzion

Update: The website of Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs gave the names of the people killed in Thursday’s attacks: Reuven Aviram, 51, of Ramle, and Rabbi Aharon Yesayev, 32, of Holon, were killed in the stabbing attack in Tel Aviv; Yaakov Don, 49, of Alon Shvut, Ezra Schwartz, 18, a U.S. national, and Shadi Arafa, 24, of Hebron, were killed in the shooting attack near the settlement of Alon Shvut.

Palestinians today (Thursday, November 19, 2015) killed five people in shooting and stabbing attacks in Tel Aviv and Gush Etzion, and injured 11 others. B'Tselem expresses its shock and pain at the loss of civilian lives, sends its deepest sympathies to the families of those killed, and wishes the injured a speedy and full recovery. B'Tselem strongly condemns any and all deliberate attacks on Israeli and Palestinian civilians and reiterates its call to politicians and leaders to act responsibly and refrain from stirring up violence.