Photo Credit: MDA
Scene of a terror attack on HaNeviim Street in Jerusalem - Dec. 3, 2015

An Israeli police officer was stabbed in a terrorist attack Thursday at around 5:30 pm on Hanevi’im Street in Jerusalem, near the Damascus Gate entrance to the Old City.

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The security officer was stabbed in the hand by the terrorist, and also sustained a gunshot wound to the leg due to friendly fire, according to a medic. He was evacuated to Shaare Zedek Medical Center in the capital.

The terrorist who carried out the attack was shot and killed by police on site. Security personnel continued to sweep the area to determine whether a second terrorist was involved.

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.
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