Greece condemns terrorist attack against Israeli citizens


Greece unequivocally condemns the terrorist attack against Israeli citizens in Beersheba on Tuesday, tweeted the Greek Foreign Affairs Ministry on Tuesday.

The ministry also expressed "sincere condolences to the victims’ families and wishes for speedy recovery to the injured. We stand firmly in solidarity with the government and people of our close friend and partner Israel."

According to the Times of Israel, 'the terrorist who carried out a deadly stabbing and ramming attack in Beersheba on Tuesday was identified as an Arab Israeli from the southern Bedouin town of Hura, a former school teacher and Islamic State supporter, who served time in prison on terror charges.'

Mohammad Ghaleb Abu al-Qi’an, 34, who was identified as the man who killed four people and injured two others during the attack outside a shopping centre in the southern city, before being shot by a bus driver and another passerby.

He died of his wounds, according to medics.