Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Three Israelis Hurt in Jerusalem Stabbing Attack; Police Shoot, Kill the Two E.Jerusalem Assailants

Three Israelis were seriously injured in a stabbing attack in Jerusalem today (December 23, 2017), and the two assailants were shot and killed, according to the JTA (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) website.

One of the victims in this afternoon's attack was in critical condition and being resuscitated at the scene of the attack, the Jaffa Gate in the Old City. Two others were taken to Jerusalem hospitals in serious condition.

One of the victims was hit by police gunfire trying to stop the assailants, who were identified by Israeli police as Palestinians from east Jerusalem.

Border police shot the assailants, according to Israeli police, who said one died at the scene and the other at a Jerusalem hospital.

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