Two policemen were moderately wounded in a stabbing attack near the Lion's Gate ate in the Old City of Jerusalem.
Magen David Adom paramedics and medics provided initial treatment to the wounded.
The terrorist was neutralized.
After the terrorist was apprehended by police, he was recorded swearing in Arabic and shouting Allahu Akhbar as officers gathered at the scene.
The terrorist, a resident of Jalazone near Ramallah, came out of the Temple Mount armed with a knife. At the cotton gate he stabbed the policeman and wounded him moderately. A border fighter who was next to him tried to fend off the terrorist and while wrestling with him was stabbed in the head. The policeman recovered, shot the terrorist and killed him.
The police said, "A terrorist recently arrived at the Lion's Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem armed with a knife and stabbed two policemen. In response, the police returned fire at him and he was neutralized. Medical officials are now treating the wounded. Following the incident, access routes were blocked."
MDA EMT Baruch Wiseman stated: "Upon arriving to the Lion's Gate, police officers were already providing medical treatment to two males in their 20's suffering from stab wounds. We took them to the Kotel area, provided medical treatment, bringing the bleeding under control. MDA MICUs evacuated them to the hospitals in stable condition."
A similar attack was carried out at the same location early Sunday morning. In that attack as well, two police officers were stabbed.