Monday, January 17

Knife attack in central Jerusalem, assailant shot dead

A Palestinian carried out a knife attack on Saturday, injuring at least one person in central Jerusalem, and was shot dead by Israeli law enforcement officials, rescue workers and Israeli police said, according to reports. AFP.

“At around 4.30 p.m., an assailant (…) stabbed a passer-by near the Damascus gate in East Jerusalem, then attempted to stab a border police officer,” the Israeli police said, saying they had “neutralized The man in question.

The latter is deceased, the Palestinian Red Crescent told AFP.

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