Israeli Seriously Wounded in Jerusalem Terror Stabbing

A wounded man is wheeled into a hospital in Jerusalem following a shooting attack on a religious school in the city in which at least eight students were killed on March 6, 2008. Some 35 people were wounded in the attack on the Merkaz Harav Yeshiva in the predominantly Jewish …
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The Times of Israel reports: A Turkish tourist stabbed and seriously injured an Israeli security guard in the Old City of Jerusalem on Sunday, medics said.

The Turkish national was quickly shot dead at the scene by an Israel Police officer, Palestinian officials said. Portions of the Old City were closed down following the attack, police said.

 

The victim was said to be approximately 30 years old. He sustained stab wounds to the upper body and was taken to Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center for treatment, according to the Magen David Adom ambulance service.

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