Itongadol.- Police reports indicate that three terrorist armed with a rifle, knives and an explosive device arrived at the Damascus Gate. The terrorists aroused the suspicion of a Border Police unit in the area.
Terror stabbing and shooting attack at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem\’s Old City
One of the terrorists gave his ID card to the officers while a second terrorist pulled out a rifle and began firing.
Two female Border Police officers were injured by fire. The Border Police unit quickly responded, firing at and killing two terrorists and critically wounding the third.
One victim is considered to be in critical condition and the second victim is in serious condition.
MDA paramedics evacuated the two victims to Hadassa University Medical Center at Mount Scopus.
Security forces are on the scene.