Palestinian stabs two policemen in Jerusalem, is shot dead

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Zaka volunteers remove the body of a Palestinian shot dead after attacking Israeli police outside Jerusalem's Damascus GateA Palestinian stabbed and lightly wounded two Israeli police officers outside Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate on Friday before they shot him dead, police said. “A terrorist attacked a squad of officers from behind, stabbed and wounded them lightly, the squad responded with fire and neutralised the terrorist,” police said, confirming the death of the perpetrator and identifying him as a 20-year-old Palestinian from Kafr Aqeb. A spokeswoman for the Shaare Zedek hospital in Jerusalem said they received two men in their 20s suffering stab wounds, both of them in stable condition.

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