Alessandro Parini, an Italian tourist, has been identified as one of the men killed in a car-ramming attack in Tel Aviv, Israel on Friday evening. At least seven people were left wounded.

Italy’s foreign minister Antonio Tajani identified Parini as the tourist who was killed. Israeli police said that a vehicle hit pedestrians after running into a bike path at Tel Aviv. The car then overturned on a lawn.

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Officers on Twitter said that they ‘noticed the driver trying to reach for what looked like a rifle-like object that was with him, and neutralized him’.

Italy’s Prime Minister Georgia Meloni expressed deep condolences ‘for the death of one of our compatriots’.

“Deep sorrow and condolences for the death of one of our compatriots, Alessandro Parini, in the terrorist attack that took place in the evening in Tel Aviv. Closeness to the victim’s family, to the wounded and solidarity with the State of Israel for the cowardly attack that hit him,” she tweeted.

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Three of seven people injured were in hospital as of Saturday morning, Ichilov Medical Center said.

Who was Alessandro Parini, Italian tourist killed in Tel Aviv, Israel car-ramming attack?

Alessandro Parini was an Italian national killed in the car-ramming in Tel Aviv. He has been recognised as a 35-year-old lawyer.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, following the attack, said that they mobilised police and army reservists as part of efforts to counter terrorism.

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Police said that the car was driven by a 45-year-old resident of Kfar Kasem.