Terror on Sultan Suleiman Street in Yerushalayim: 1 Person Dead, Several Wounded; 3 Terrorists Killed

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Emergency officials at the scene of the attack on Sultan Suleiman Street on Friday evening. (Magen David Adom)

Simultaneous terror attacks Friday on Sultan Suleiman Street just outside the Old City of Yerushalayim left a policewoman dead and a number of other people injured.

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This image from Google Maps shows Sultan Suleiman Street. Shaar Shechem (Damascus Gate) is circled in red, and Tzidkiyah’s Cave is circled in blue.

In one event, near Tzidkiyah’s Cave, one terrorist stabbed a Border Policewoman. She was taken to Hadassah Hospital, where she passed away from her wounds, R“l. Authorities identified her as Hadas Malka, 23, H”yd.

In the other event, near Shaar Shechem (Damascus Gate), two terrorists carried out a shooting and stabbing attack, wounding a policeman. His condition is not known.

Several civilians were also wounded in the attacks. Their conditions are not known.

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Emergency officials at the scene of the attack on Sultan Suleiman Street on Friday evening. (Midabrim Tikshoret)

A terrorist’s gun jammed during the attack, Baruch Hashem, preventing an even more-horrific result.

All three terrorists were shot dead by police. Shin Bet identified the terrorists as Bara Ibrahim Muhammad Saleh, 19; Adel Hassan Ahmad Anakush, 18; and Osama Ahmad Mustafa Atta, 19.


Updated Friday, June 16, 2017 at 4:01 pm