Photo Credit: courtesy, United Hatzalah
Scene of terror attack near the Damascus Gate entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem on October 12, 2023

Two Israeli police officers were wounded Thursday night in a terrorist shooting attack on the Shalem police station by the Damascus Gate entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem.

United Hatzalah volunteer medics provided initial treatment for the two officers. One was moderately wounded and the second sustained minor injuries.


The terrorist was neutralized by Israeli forces close to Salah Ad-din Street.

The gates to the Old City were subsequently closed.


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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.