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2 Killed, Manhunt Launched in Tel Aviv Cafe-Bar Shooting

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    Magen David Adom/Israel's National Emergency Medical Services
    Paramedics respond to an incident in Tel Aviv, Israel on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016.

    A gunman killed at least two people and injured seven others outside a cafe-bar in downtown Tel Aviv, officials said. Local authorities are hunting for the killer, NBC News reported. 

    The shooter opened fire on a group of people outside a cafe-bar, Israeli police spokeswoman Luba Samri said in a statement.

    Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said officials were investigating whether the incident was terror-related. 

    "I hid in a shed near the place of the shooting," a witness, who gave his name as Osnat, told Israel's Army Radio. "I heard load noise of shooting, we were ready that any second the shooter [would] enter where we hid. I'm still shaking."