Stabbing attack in Jerusalem; Muslim Arab terrorist shot and eliminated

A 37-year-old Police officer was moderately injured by a Muslim Arab terrorist in a stabbing attack in the area of the Lions’ Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem.

The terrorist was shot and eliminated by security forces.

MDA reported that at 01:21pm, a man was stabbed near the Lions’ Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Upon reaching the scene, the paramedics found a 37-year-old man with stab wounds in his upper body.

Although his injuries were moderately serious, the officer pulled his gun, shot and eliminated the terrorist.

The Police officer was taken to Shaare Zedek Hospital in the city and was fully conscious.

The terrorist, Muhammad Abdullah Salim al-Qassagi, a 57-year-old Jordanian citizen, arrived in Israel a week ago via the Jordan River crossing in Beit Shean.