Palestinian Terrorist Shot After Rushing Police With Knife Outside Jerusalem

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The Times of Israel reports: Police officers prevented a stabbing attack at a checkpoint outside Jerusalem on Sunday, an Israel Police spokesperson said.

A man ran toward a group of police at the Mazmoriya checkpoint near Jerusalem’s Har Homa neighborhood with a knife, police said.

Another officer, watching the area through a security camera, saw the man charging with the knife and warned the officers, police said in a statement.

Police then shot and subdued the victim before any Israeli security personnel could be injured, the statement said. Unconfirmed reports said he was killed.

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