16:04 GMT13 May 2021
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    The UK authorities urged UK citizens in Israel to remain vigilant and follow the advice of the security forces after shooting in the pub of Tel Aviv.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The UK authorities in an updated travel advisory on Saturday urged its citizens in Israel to remain up to date with advice of local security forces and take precautions while traveling in the region amid heightened tensions following a shooting attack in Tel Aviv.

    "If in the area, you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of the security forces," the advisory said.

    At least two individuals were killed and seven others sustained injuries in a shooting in a pub in central Tel Aviv on Friday afternoon. The assailant opened fire using an automatic weapon.

    A manhunt was launched for the gunman. Police do not rule out it was a terror attack.

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