U.S. Special envoy Jason Greenblatt condemned the terror attack at Har Adar on Tuesday, and Hamas, which expressed praise for the shooting which left three Israelis dead and one wounded.
“My family & I are horrified by the attack in Har Adar. Shame on Hamas & others who praised the attack. All must stand against terror!” Greenblatt wrote on his Twitter account.
“We pray for the victims of today’s attack at Har Adar, and their loved ones as well,” he added.
Greenblatt is currently in Yerushalayim to discuss the resumption of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
Earlier, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman condemned the attack, calling the shooting a “cruel” and “evil brutality” and an act of “unprovoked terrorism.”
“Once again, Israelis confront the cruel and evil brutality of unprovoked terrorism,” Friedman said in a statement. “We pray for the victims at Har Adar and their families.”