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2 border cops hurt in suspected stabbing attack in Jerusalem’s Old City; assailant shot

Police at the scene of a stabbing attack in Jerusalem's Old City on November 17, 2021. (Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90)
Police at the scene of a stabbing attack in Jerusalem's Old City on November 17, 2021. (Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90)

Two Border Police officers have been wounded in a suspected stabbing attack in Jerusalem’s Old City, police say.

The assailant was shot and “neutralized” by a security guard and other Israeli forces at the scene, according to a police statement.

Police say one of the officers was moderately wounded and the other was lightly hurt. The two are taken to Hadassah Hospital to be treated.

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