At approximately 2100 local time (1800 UTC) on 7 April 2022, a gunman opened fire outside a crowded bar near Dizengoff Street and Ben Gurion Boulevard in central Tel Aviv. At least three people were killed and 11 others were injured in the attack. Security forces shot and killed the gunman after he opened fire on police officers near a mosque in Jaffa — a port city located south of Tel Aviv. Meanwhile, a large contingent of police officers and military personnel have been dispatched to patrol the streets of central Tel Aviv due to the occurrence of several such attacks in recent weeks