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Old City of Jerusalem

One police officer was lightly wounded with a stab wound to the shoulder in a terrorist attack near the Temple Mount on Thursday afternoon in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Knife used in terror attack in the Old City of Jerusalem

Medics from the Magen David Adom emergency medical response service treated the police officer on the scene. The incident took place near the Chain (Shalshelet) Gate entrance to the Old City.

Knife used by second teen terrorist in Jerusalem.
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The victim, age 30, was fully conscious when the medics arrived, according to MDA emergency medical officer Moshe Cordova. “After providing first aid to address the bleeding we transported him to the hospital in good condition,” Cordova said.

One terrorist was killed and the second terrorist who was wounded died later in the hospital.

Both of the terrorists were 13-year-old teenagers.

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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.