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Second Jerusalem Stabbing Victim Laid to Rest
Israel Restricts Palestinian Access to Jerusalem’s Old City
Israeli authorities barred most Palestinians from entering Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday except to worship at the Al Aqsa Mosque, where men under 50 were also not allowed. It was a rare crackdown following the previous night’s fatal stabbing of two ultra-Orthodox men, the second deadly attack by Palestinians against Israeli families in three days.
JERUSALEM STABBING TERROR ATTACK 3 October 2015
JERUSALEM, SATURDAY 3 October 2015. Two Israeli men, one in his 40s and the other in his 20s, died of their wounds Saturday night after being stabbed in Jerusalem’s Old City in a terror attack.
The younger man’s wife was in serious condition and their two-year-old baby was lightly wounded. The mother was taken to Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem and was undergoing surgery. The toddler was taken to Shaare Zedek Medical Center for treatment where he remained in stable condition.
The men were stabbed in the upper body and were unconscious when paramedics arrived at the scene.
The father was taken to Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus where he died of his wounds shortly after the attack. The second man was taken to Shaare Zedek Medical Center where he also died Saturday night.
When the attack began, the injured woman managed to run and alert a group of Border Police forces nearby who arrived on the scene and shot and killed the attacker.
In video footage that emerged Saturday night after the attack, a woman’s screams can be heard followed by gunshots.
US Condemns Deadly Attack in Old City of Jerusalem
The United States condemned an attack which killed two people and injured two others Saturday in Jerusalem’s Old City.
Israel is launching a military crackdown on Palestinians AGAIN!!
Israel is launching a military crackdown on Palestinians, after a spate of deadly stabbings and attacks against Jews in Jerusalem. The move comes as Israel contemplates taking wide scale measures to try and contain the escalating violence.
Israel is under pressure to take action after two people were killed and two others, including a two-year-old toddler, were wounded in a stabbing attack in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday evening. A few hours later a 15-year-old Israeli was stabbed near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem.
RT’s Paula Slier reported that the Israeli military is already carrying out retaliatory measures against Palestinians in the West Bank.
At least a dozen Palestinians were arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning following a raid by the Israeli Defense Forces in Nablus, which is one of the largest cities in the Palestinian West Bank, she said.
3 wounded in stabbing attack in Jerusalem
Three people were stabbed in an attack in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday evening. Israeli police say they have shot a man they identified as “terrorist.”
The attack took place near the landmark Lions’ Gate. One of the wounded is reportedly in a serious condition, while the other two have suffered minor injuries.
“The Arab suspect repeatedly stabbed the three Israelis while they were walking near Lion’s Gate,” Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said, according to the Jerusalem Post.
“Border Police and Police responded immediately and shot the terrorist, neutralizing him. Police have cordoned off the area and are searching for a possible accomplice.”
Haaretz newspaper reported that the attacker is in serious condition.
All the victims are members of the same ultra-Orthodox family, who were walking towards the Western Wall when they were attacked, Channel 2 reports.
Paramedics rushed to the site to provide medical assistance.
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