Israeli Police Foil Stabbing Attack in Jerusalem’s Old City

Israeli border police patrol a street following a Palestinian stabbing attack near the Herod's Gate entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem, on September 19, 2016
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The Times of Israel reports: Police said Saturday that they foiled a planned stabbing attack in Jerusalem’s Old City, arresting a 35-year-old Palestinian woman.

The woman arrived at checkpoint near the Austrian Hospice and aroused the suspicions of the security forces patrolling there. “They saw she had an object in her hand that looked like a knife and neutralized her,” police said in a statement.

There were no injuries to the security forces and the woman was not hurt either during the arrest.

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