An Eritrean man mistakenly shot and beaten by a mob during an attack in the Israeli city of Beersheba has died, police said Monday, as a wave of violence spread fear among Israelis.
The attack on Sunday night at a bus station in the southern city saw gunman also armed with a knife kill a soldier and wound around 10 other people. The gunman was killed, while a security guard shot the Eritrean bystander thinking he was a second attacker. A mob also beat him, Israeli media reported.
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