A gunman has opened fire in a busy area of Jerusalem, injuring 20 people. He was then shot dead by Israeli police. Just hours before the attack, militant group "Hamas" declared all out war on Israel.
A spokesperson for the Israeli government said "We hold responsible the terrorist organisations Islamic Jihad, Hamas and the Tanzim, which commit in turns these atrocities, and the Palestinian Authority which does nothing to stop them."
Hamas declared war on Israel after four of its members were killed in a raid carried out by Israeli forces. "This massacre opens the door wide open for a fierce war, which will reach the Zionist gangs everywhere, and with all means."