Knife drawn, a terrorist ran towards his intended victim when he was spotted by Border Police patrolling in the Old City of Jerusalem, near the Lion’s gate, on Saturday morning.
Police ordered the man to stop, he turned towards the police to attack them. Police opened fire to neutralize him. The terrorist died from his wounds.
A woman, age 42, who was nearby, was lightly wounded in the leg, and taken to Sharei Tzedek hospital.
המחבל הגיע עם סכין שלופה במטרה לבצע פיגוע, השוטרים הגיבו במהירות, ביצעו ירי ונטרלו אותו.
זירת הפיגוע בעיר העתיקה: pic.twitter.com/7Tjh5QVIUz
— משטרת ישראל (@IL_police) February 22, 2020