The Time Of Israel
Victim suffers moderate-to-serious wounds; Arab minister criticizes police as video shows them firing repeatedly at incapacitated suspect; PM and other ministers hail forces
A young Israeli man was stabbed in Jerusalem Saturday afternoon, in what authorities said was a suspected terror attack.
The Haredi man, aged around 20, was moderately-to-seriously injured in the attack near the Old City’s Damascus Gate.
Police said the suspected assailant then attempted to stab a policeman. He was shot and killed by security forces at the scene.
Paramedics rushed the stabbing victim to Shaare Zedek Medical Center. According to the Ynet news site, he had suffered a stab wound to his neck.
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett expressed support for the policemen, saying they “acted very quickly and resolutely, as is expected of police officers, against a terrorist who tried to murder an Israeli civilian.