Three Israelis Injured in Rock Throwing Attack in Jerusalem

Police block the entrance to the old city on May 2, 2016 in Jerusalem, Israel. The old city of Jerusalem is on a lockdown, with police on high alert following the stabbing. (Photo by Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)
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The Times of Israel reports: Three people were lightly injured in two rock-throwing attacks in East Jerusalem on Tuesday, police said.

In one incident, two people were lightly hurt when stones were thrown at an Israeli car in the A-Tur neighborhood of East Jerusalem, police said.

The two were treated at the scene by Magen David Adom rescue personnel.

Security forces later arrested a 15-year-old East Jerusalem resident suspected to be behind the attack.

In a separate incident, one person was lightly hurt after he was hit by stones near the Lions’ Gate entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem.

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