Four Dead In Be’er Sheva Bank Robbery; Assailant Releases Hostage And Shoots Himself



” Four people were killed, one was seriously wounded and another lightly wounded on Monday during an armed robbery of a bank in the southern Israeli city of Be’er Sheva. The two assailants held a woman hostage during a shootout with the police but eventually released her. 

The standoff ended after one robber shot himself and another was wounded.

Initial details suggest that thieves entered a Bank Hapoalim branch at 1 P.M. and opened fire. The robbers clashed with police forces and one ultimately shot himself, while the other was wounded and was evacuated to the hospital.”