A Jerusalem court extends the remand of a Palestinian teenager suspected of carrying out a terror stabbing attack near Jerusalem’s Old City yesterday.
The 17-year-old from East Jerusalem will be held for another seven days, until September 13.
The terrorist attacked people with a cleaver on a promenade near the Jaffa Gate entrance to the Old City, seriously wounding an Israeli man and lightly hurting a tourist.
He was detained by officers after tossing the knife and attempting to flee the scene.
Police say officers also detained a friend of the assailant, also 17, from East Jerusalem, on suspicion that he knew of his intentions to carry out the attack and did not report it to authorities.
The second suspect’s remand is also extended by the court, by six days.