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Archive imageצילום: יונתן זינדל, פלאש 90

Two Israeli police officers were wounded in a terrorist stabbing attack in Jerusalem Sunday afternoon.

The attack occurred near the Damascus Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem, when an Arab terrorist rushed the officers, stabbed them, then fled the scene.

Security forces were deployed to the area and a manhunt launched for the terrorist.

One wounded officer is listed in moderate, stable condition, while the second was lightly wounded. The moderately wounded officer was evacuated to Shaare Zedek Medical Center for treatment.

"A short time ago an officer operating in the Ras al-Amud neighborhood of Jerusalem was stabbed by a suspect who fled the scene," the police department said in a statement. "Large police forces are at the scene and are conducting searches for the suspect."

Later on Sunday, a police spokesperson announced that the terrorist had been located and arrested.

This is the second terrorist stabbing attack in the capital in as many days.

On Saturday, a 30-year-old man was lightly wounded in a stabbing attack after he went out jogging in central Jerusalem, along David Remez Street.