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Police say Palestinian turned himself in after having seconds thoughts about carrying out stabbing

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

The knife found on a suspect who turned himself in before carrying out a stabbing attack at the Temple Mount on June 21, 2022. (Israel Police)
The knife found on a suspect who turned himself in before carrying out a stabbing attack at the Temple Mount on June 21, 2022. (Israel Police)

Police say a Palestinian man armed with a knife turned himself in to officers near Jerusalem’s Temple Mount yesterday after he initially planned a stabbing attack.

According to police, the 37-year-old from the West Bank town of Anata regretted his alleged plan to stab Israelis in the area.

He is to be brought before a court today to have his custody extended.

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