2 Palestinians arrested in connection with Old City stabbing

Police arrest two Palestinian from East Jerusalem in connection with yesterday’s stabbing attack in the Old City.

Police spokeswoman Luba Samri the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court has made a statement issuing a gag order on the details of the investigation.

Yesterday, 17-year-old Ahmad Jazal from the northern West Bank stabbed two Jewish youths in the Muslim Quarter before fleeing the scene. He then stabbed one of the police officers chasing him before he was shot dead by security forces.

Ahmad Jazal, 17, from the West Bank village of Sebastia, near Nablus, in a selfie he took on the Temple Mount before he attacked Israelis and was killed in the Old City on April 1, 2017 (via Twitter)
Ahmad Jazal, 17, from the West Bank village of Sebastia, near Nablus, in a selfie he took on the Temple Mount before he attacked Israelis and was killed in the Old City on April 1, 2017 (via Twitter)

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