A 19-year-old Palestinian terrorist stabbed two Israeli civilians in Jerusalem’s Old City Friday morning.
The terrorist stabbed and critically injured one person near Damascus Gate. He then made his way into the Old City and stabbed and moderately injured a second person.
Israeli police shot and killed the terrorist.
“Around 6:20 a.m., the assailant entered through the Damascus Gate. He stabbed a man inside and began running from the scene. Along the way, he saw [a 16-year-old boy] and stabbed him as well,” the police said in a statement.
🔴A Palestinian terrorist carried out a stabbing attack in Jerusalem's old city this morning, wounding two Israelis, one of them is suffering critical injuries.
Our prayers are with the victims of this terror attack and their families. We wish them a full & quick recovery. pic.twitter.com/2YiLKsfIWc
— Israel Foreign Ministry (@IsraelMFA) May 31, 2019