Palestinian kills two Israelis, wounds child in Jerusalem attack

Israeli security forces and emergency services gather around the body of a Palestinian after he carried out a stabbing attack in the old city of Jerusalem on October 3, 2015A Palestinian said to be an Islamist militant killed two Israeli men and injured a woman and a toddler in a knife and gun attack in Jerusalem, in a fresh escalation of violence. The attack in the Old City came with Israeli security forces on alert after recent clashes at the city’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound and the murder in the West Bank of a Jewish settler couple in front of their young children. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said it appeared the child had been shot.

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