Singapore condemns deadly Tel Aviv attack

Israeli soldiers talk to Palestinians in the village of Yatta in the occupied West Bank on June 9, 2016, in search for clues leading to an attack the previous night in Tel Aviv.
Israeli soldiers talk to Palestinians in the village of Yatta in the occupied West Bank on June 9, 2016, in search for clues leading to an attack the previous night in Tel Aviv.PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE - Singapore condemns the shooting at Sarona Market in Tel Aviv that claimed four lives on Wednesday (June 8) night, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said on Thursday (June 9).

"We extend our deepest condolences to the families of the victims, and wish those injured a speedy recovery," an MFA spokesman said.

MFA has contacted most of the registered Singaporeans in Tel Aviv and verified that they are safe, according to the spokesman.

"The Singapore Consulate-General in Tel Aviv is also in touch with the Israeli authorities. As of now, there are no reports of any Singaporeans affected by the incident," the spokesman added.

 
 
 

MFA urged Singaporeans in Israel to exercise vigilance and follow the instructions of the Israeli authorities. Those in Tel Aviv and in need of consular assistance should contact the Singapore Consulate-General in Tel Aviv or the 24-hour MFA Duty Office at:

Consulate-General of the Republic of Singapore in Tel Aviv

Tel: +972 3 6476159 / 5475109

Email: shuki@s-gl.co.il

MFA Duty Office

Tel: +65 6379 8800 / 8855 (24-hour hotline)

Email: mfa_duty_officer@mfa.gov.sg