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Stabbing Attack Thwarted in Jerusalem

Damascus Gate (Photo: flickr/StateofIsrael)

Vigilant Israeli security kept a terrorist from carrying out an attack today in Jerusalem. Arutz Sheva's Shoshana Miskin reports that police and soldiers stopped a teenage terrorist from committing a stabbing attack at the Damascus Gate:

A 16-year-old Arab terrorist, a resident of the Shuafat neighborhood, was arrested Thursday afternoon for planning to carry out a stabbing attack at Damascus Gate.

Police and Border Guard officers noticed the suspicious youth near the light rail station in Beit Hanina. The young terrorist boarded the bus in Shuafat and made his way toward Damascus Gate.

The security forces boarded the bus after him, and after searching his youth they discovered a knife.

He was arrested and taken in for questioning where he admitted his plan to carry out a stabbing attack against police officers...

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