Two Israelis Injured in Stabbing Attack at Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate


Israel’s i24 News reports: Two Israelis were injured in a stabbing attack at Jerusalem’s Damascus gate by the Old City on Friday.

The injured were reportedly border police and were lightly wounded by stab wounds to the upper body.

A Palestinian bystander was also lightly injured by shrapnel.

“A terrorist attacked a squad of officers from behind, stabbed and wounded them lightly, the squad responded with fire and neutralized the terrorist,” police said, confirming the death of the perpetrator and identifying him as a 20-year-old Palestinian from Kafr Aqeb.

The injured officers were treated on the scene by Magen David Adom medics and evacuated to the Shaare Zedek Hospital in the city.

The attacker was shot and died from his wounds shortly after.

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