At least two Israeli police officers were injured this Monday after being stabbed near one of the doors that gives access to the Old City of Jerusalem, an event that has resulted in the “neutralization” of a 16-year-old “terrorist” responsible for the attack. .
The Magen David Adom (Red Star of David) ambulance service has indicated on its account on the social network
For its part, the Israeli Police have indicated in X that “Border Guard agents have neutralized the terrorist, 16 years old and resident in Issauiya”, a neighborhood located in East Jerusalem. “Another suspect has been detained near the scene and his possible connection with the terrorist is being examined,” he specified.
At the moment there are no further details about the incident, which takes place amid increased tensions and violence following the attacks carried out on October 7 by the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) against Israel, which resulted in nearly 1,400 dead and more than 240 kidnapped, according to Israeli authorities.
Israel’s offensive against the Gaza Strip, controlled by Hamas, has so far left more than 9,700 Palestinians dead, including 4,800 children, while in the West Bank and East Jerusalem Israeli Army operations and settler attacks have It left 145 dead, as the Palestinian Authority has denounced.