Palestinians stab Israelis in two separate Jerusalem attacks
Several Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, the latest in a series of assaults against civilians and soldiers in Israel and the West Bank.
Recent days have seen a series of attacks by young Palestinians wielding household items like kitchen knives, screwdrivers and even a vegetable peeler. The youths had no known links to armed groups and have targeted Israeli soldiers and civilians at random, complicating efforts to predict or prevent the attacks.
Palestinians stab Israelis in 2 Jerusalem attacks
Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, while another two Palestinians were killed during a violent demonstration near the Gaza border fence, as a weeklong bout of violence showed no signs of slowing.
Teenager shot dead after stabbing two Israelis
A PALESTINIAN teenager stabbed two Israelis in Jerusalem before being shot dead by police forces, the latest in a series of stabbing attacks against civilians and soldiers that have spread across Israel and the West Bank in the past week.
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the two Israelis were walking from the Old City of Jerusalem toward the city centre yesterday when they were stabbed by a 16-year-old Arab.
Officers on site noticed the men bleeding from stab wounds in their upper body and then the knife-wielding Palestinian running in their direction and opened fire, he said, killing the attacker.
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