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2 said injured in Jerusalem Old City stabbing attack; Palestinian assailant shot

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

The scene of a stabbing attack in Jerusalem's Old City on November 3, 2022 (Zaka emergency service)
The scene of a stabbing attack in Jerusalem's Old City on November 3, 2022 (Zaka emergency service)

A Palestinian man who attempted to stab officers in Jerusalem’s Old City was shot, police say.

Police do not provide further details on the alleged attack at the Iron Gate area, but medics say two officers are hurt.

According to the Magen David Adom ambulance service, a man in his 30s is being taken to Shaare Zedek hospital in light-moderate condition.

Another man, 25, is lightly hurt and being treated at the scene, MDA says.

One of the wounded officers is apparently hurt by gunfire directed at the alleged stabber.

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