A 26-year-old man from South African was shot and killed during an attack by the Palestinian Islamist movement, Hamas, in Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday, November 21.
According to reports, Eliyahu David Kay was immigrant from South Africa, who had recently worked at the Western Wall, also known as the holiest site where Jews can pray. He also served in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) as a lone soldier in the Paratroopers 202th Battalion.
Four other people were also wounded in the attack and are in a serious condition, The Guardian reports. In the meantime, the SA Jewish Board of Deputies said in a Facebook post that it is shocked about the murder of a tour guide in Jerusalem who was killed by a Palestinian gunman.