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In what appears to be an attempted mob hit, two unidentified assailants riding on motorcycles in Tel Aviv opened fire in the direction of a man with a long criminal record on Tuesday morning.

The incident took place at 8:15 A.M. on King George Street, a main thoroughfare that connects Allenby and Dizengoff Streets, two of the most bustling roads in the city.

The intended victim, a resident of Tel Aviv, was walking near a daycare center in Meir Park, where parents were dropping off their children. The armed assailants approached the man and opened fire and fled the scene. There were no injuries in the incident.

Police launched a dragnet in search of the assailants.