Four people were killed and five were wounded Thursday, one of them seriously, in a terror shooting attack claimed by Hamas at the entrance to Al-Quds, police and medics said, Report informs, citing The Times of Israel.

One of those killed was a civilian who fired at the terrorists and was mistaken by other responders for one of the shooters.

According to police, at around 7:40 a.m., two Palestinian gunmen got out of a vehicle on Weizmann Boulevard at the main entrance to the capital and opened fire at people at a bus stop.

Police said two off-duty soldiers and an armed civilian in the area returned fire, killing the two terrorists. Both soldiers had been on a break from fighting in the Gaza Strip and were heading back to the front line when the attack occurred.