Israel police say Turk shot dead after stabbing officer in Jerusalem

  • 2024-04-30 03:26:00

A Turkish national stabbed and moderately wounded an Israeli police officer in annexed east Jerusalem before being shot dead on Tuesday, police said.

Police said that a “terrorist armed with a knife arrived in the Old City of Jerusalem, on the Herod’s Gate Ascent street, charged at a border police officer and stabbed him with a knife.”

It said another officer at the scene “neutralized the terrorist” and the attacker was later pronounced dead.