Israel policeman stabbed in Jerusalem's Old City, attacker killed

A nun walks past Israeli police as they stand guard in the Via Dolorosa street in the Old City of JerusalemAn Arab stabbed an Israeli policeman at an entrance to Jerusalem’s Old City on Monday and was shot dead by security forces, police said, the latest in a wave of knife attacks. Police identified the attacker as an Arab without saying whether he was Palestinian or Arab Israeli. More than a dozen stabbing attacks targeting Jews have occurred since October 3, when a Palestinian killed two Israelis in Jerusalem’s Old City, prompting a security crackdown.

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