Palestinian Shot Dead After Knife Attack Injures Officers in Jerusalem's Old City
A Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli police officers after a knife attack in Jerusalem’s Old City in the early hours of December 13.Security footage released by the Israel Police shows the attacker lunging at a member of the public.
He is then seen lunging at two police officers standing on a street corner.
Both were lightly wounded, Haaretz said.Haaretz cited Palestinian reports as saying the assailant was a 26-year-old from the Qalandiyah refugee camp, near Jerusalem.The attack came the same day two Israelis were killed by a gunman near the West Bank settlement of Ofra.
Also on December 13, the Israel Defence Forces said an overnight operation had led to the deaths of two Palestinians suspected of involvement in two separate, deadly attacks on Israelis.
Credit: Israel Police via Storyful