Police Officer Stabbed in Old City Terror Attack

Police Officer Stabbed in Old City Terror Attack

Credit:(Photo: Anadolu Agency/Getty)

Terror struck Jerusalem’s Old City as the Jewish state observed Shabbat. Ynet News reports that a Palestinian terrorist was shot and neutralized after stabbing an Israeli police officer:

MDA reported that at 01:21pm, a man was stabbed near the Lions’ Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Upon reaching the scene, the paramedics found a 37-year-old police officer with stab wounds in his upper body. He was taken to Shaare Zedek Hospital in the city and was fully conscious. The police reported that the terrorist was neutralized at the scene, and was later pronounced dead.

According to an initial investigation, the terrorist was walking down Shalshelet Street in the Old City and noticed a policeman walking towards him. The terrorist rapidly approached him, pulled out two knives he had in his possession, charged him and stabbed him. The police reported that the officer responded with determination and professionalism while he was wounded, and managed to neutralize the assailant.

Tags: Terrorism

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