An Israeli border policeman, 38, was wounded in a terror attack in the Old City of Jerusalem, on Thursday, just before noon.

The police spokesman says the policeman was shot in the arm by a terrorist. According to medical personnel, the policeman was conscious and lightly wounded when he was evacuated to Sharei Tzedek Medical Center.

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The terrorist was shot and killed by other policemen at the scene.

The terrorist has been identified as an Israeli-Arab resident of Haifa.

The attack happened near the Lion’s Gate, next to the Temple Mount.

Police have shut down the Temple Mount as Arabs began rioting following the attack.

 

 

 

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