One Day on, Subdued Tel Aviv Reels from Deadly Shooting

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The Associated Press

Tel Aviv, famous for its exuberant street life and 24-hour partying, had a subdued air Saturday as it reeled from a deadly shooting attack at a bar on the busy Dizengoff Street in the heart of the city.

The recently revamped Sarona center was noticeably quiet Saturday morning, with far fewer visitors than on previous weekends, and cafes across Tel Aviv — widely known as the “city that never stops” — were far from bustling.

Locals gathered in the morning to light candles outside the Simta bar, where an Arab Israeli gunman killed two people and wounded seven others on Friday afternoon, traditionally when Tel Avivians pack into bars and cafes to mark the start of the weekend.

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