first published on August 16, 2019 by Will
An Israeli policeman was stabbed multiple times in Jerusalem when two knife wielding Palestinian teenagers attacked a group of unsuspecting officers.
CCTV footage shows the attackers rapidly move up to the policemen and attempt to inflict as much damage as possible. The officers responded quickly, and both attackers were shot repeatedly.
One of the attackers died at the scene, while the other was critically wounded and transported to the hospital.
One 40-year-old policeman sustained multiple stab wounds to his upper body. He was treated at the scene and then transported to the hospital where he was further treated for non life threatening injuries.
The Old City is experiencing escalated tensions over reignited disputes regarding the Temple Mount.