(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) An Israeli Border Police officer in his 20s was stabbed in the neck by an 18-year-old Palestinian terrorist Sunday morning at Damascus Gate outside Jerusalem’s Old City. The officer sustained critical wounds, but managed to shoot the attacker.
An emergency medical rescue team dispatched to the scene found the officer with multiple stab wounds to his neck and chest. He was evacuated to the Shaare Zedek Medical Center and placed under a medically induced coma. The Palestinian terrorist, a resident of Hebron, was also critically wounded and was evacuated to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital.