Photo Credit: Hadas Parush / Flash 90
View of the A-Tur neighborhood in Jerusalem, near the Mount of Olives, on April 27, 2015.

An Israeli Border Guard Police officer was attacked in the Jerusalem neighborhood of A-Tur on Saturday afternoon.

The attack occurred while the officer was responding to a call received on the national 100 Israel Police hotline switchboard.


The officer arrested at least one of the gang of Arabs who attacked him.

Backup security personnel arrived and launched a search to track down and identify the other locals who were involved in the attack.

No injuries were reported.


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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, and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.