One of two Israeli security guards shot at an Israeli government building in occupied east Jerusalem on Monday has died of his injuries, reported AFP, quoting hospital officials.
Al-Manar TV reported that a Palestinian shot the two Israelis in Asfahan street.
The second Israeli is in a serious condition, a police spokesman told AFP.
He said the two taken to hospital in Jerusalem both in serious condition after the shooting at the state-run Israeli National Insurance Office in east Jerusalem.
Witnesses told AFP that a youth shot the two men in the back of the head at close range at the entrance of the building, said AFP.
"It's more than likely that it is a terror act," a senior police officer told AFP.
Police closed the offices and launched a manhunt in the area.
It is the first attack of its kind in Jerusalem since a wave of violence exploded across the Palestinian territories more than a month ago - (Several Sources)
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