Man seriously hurt in Jerusalem Old City stabbing now breathing without respirator

A man seriously injured in a stabbing attack in Jerusalem’s Old City on Friday is now breathing without the help of a respirator, according to the Shaare Zedek Medical Center.

The hospital says Gabriel Lavi’s condition has improved but he remains in intensive care.

In addition to Lavi, 16-year-old Yisrael Meir Nachumberg sustained light-to-moderate wounds in the stabbing near the Damascus Gate.

The suspected terrorist, a 19-year-old Palestinian man from the West Bank, was shot dead by police officers at the scene.

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