Police say Jerusalem stabber is 17-year-old Palestinian; 2 victims taken to hospital

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

Police identify the terrorist who carried out the stabbing attack near Jerusalem’s Old City as a 17-year-old Palestinian from East Jerusalem.

After stabbing at least two people with a cleaver and fleeing, the terrorist was caught by officers, police say.

One Israeli man in his 50s is seriously hurt in the attack, and another man is slightly wounded. Both have been taken to Hadassah Mount Scopus Hospital for treatment.

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