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Palestinian attacker at Damascus Gate said to have entered Israel illegally

The Palestinian attacker in the Damascus Gate stabbing earlier tonight is a 19-year-old resident of Ramallah who entered Israel illegally, police say

He aroused the suspicion of officers outside the Old City and they pulled him aside to probe him further. At that point, he pounced on one of the officers and stabbed him before the other cops at the checkpost shot and subdued him.

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