Photo Credit: Israel Police
Meat cleaver (butcher's knife) used in Jaffa Gate terror attack. Sept. 6, 2023

One person has been seriously wounded in a stabbing attack at the Old City of Jerusalem’s Sha’ar Yafo (Jaffa Gate), on Wednesday afternoon. MDA says a 50-year-old man is in serious condition after being stabbed multiple times in the upper body. From the photo released by the police, he appears to have been attacked with a meat cleaver. A second person was lightly wounded and also taken to the hospital.

In the video, the attacker can be seen walking past his victim, turning around and repeatedly stabbing him. Another civilian then rushed at the terrorist and tries to stop him.


The 17-year-old Arab terrorist from eastern Jerusalem has been arrested.

The wounded man has been rushed to the hospital. MDA reports that he is conscious, in serious but stable condition.


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