Israeli Man Injured in Old City Stabbing Attack

YERUSHALAYIM -
Israeli security forces search for a terrorist at the scene of a stabbing attack. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90
Israeli security forces search for a terrorist at the scene of a stabbing attack. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

An Israeli man was moderately injured in a stabbing attack in the Old City of Yerushalayim on Friday afternoon. The 29-year-old man was stabbed as he passed near the Jaffa Gate. He was given first aid at the site of the attack and taken to a hospital for treatment.

The terrorist escaped into the Old City, but was caught and arrested a short time later. Police were able to quickly find and identify him thanks to the array of security cameras that cover the entire Old City area.