Arab woman detained after stabbing Israeli man in Jerusalem

Israeli security forces at the scene of a stabbing attack near Damascus Gate outside Jerusalem Old City. One man is injured and the Palestinian assailant detained. Photo by: JINIPIX

An Arab woman from eastern Jerusalem stabbed an Israeli man near the Damascus Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem.

The victim was slightly injured in the Saturday afternoon attack, according to reports. He was taken to the Hadassah Medical Center on Mount Scopus.

The woman, 29 and a mother of 5, who holds an Israeli identity card, initially tried to stab a Charedi man, but failed.

She was tackled and arrested by a Border Police Guard after the stabbing.

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Source: News Now/The Times of Israel

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.