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Israeli police shoot two knife-men after attack on officer in Jerusalem

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 16 Aug 2019 Print

Israeli police shoot two knife-men after attack on officer in Jerusalem

Tel Aviv (Sputnik/UNI) Two men were shot in Jerusalem’s Old City on Thursday after launching a stabbing attack on an officer, the Israeli police said.

"Two suspects used cold weapons to attack a police officer… Other officers fired in response and neutralized them," the statement reads.


The policeman was moderately injured. One attacker died and the other was critically wounded and taken to a hospital, according to The Times of Jerusalem.