Attempted Stabbing Attack in Damascus Gate Thwarted

Palestinians clash with Police during rally marking Nakba day as police on horse back watch on May 15, 2014 outside Damascus gate in Jerusalem, Israel.

Ynetnews reports:  A 16-year-old Palestinian girl from East Jerusalem attempted to stab Border Policemen Tuesday morning at Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate and was arrested. No injuries were reported.

Border Policemen saw a young girl who aroused their suspicion. They approached her and asked for her ID. While checking her ID, when she was asked to show them her bag, she tried to stab them. They reacted quickly, pushed her back and overpowered her. She was taken in for questioning.

Earlier Tuesday morning, a 13-year-old female Palestinian armed with a knife came to the entrance of the Karmei Tzur settlement in Gush Etzion.



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