Israeli Policeman Wounded in Palestinian Terror Attack in Jerusalem

August 16, 2019

by: Yael Freidson and Yishay Porat

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The wounded policeman was evacuated to hospital (illustrative).

Friday, 16 August 2019 | A 40-year-old policeman was stabbed by two Palestinians in the Old City of Jerusalem Thursday evening.

One of the attackers was shot and killed by security forces, while the other was severely wounded and evacuated to a hospital.

All entries and exists to the Old City were closed following the attack.

A police statement said that the two Palestinians were underage, and that one more person who was in the vicinity of the event was wounded in his leg and evacuated to a hospital.

The Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem said that the policeman was stabbed in his upper body and has been sent for further examinations and treatment.

“When we reached the scene, we saw a man who was fully conscious. He had stabbing wounds. We gave him emergency care that included stopping the bleeding and bandaging, and evacuated him to a hospital with light wounds,” said Moshe Cordova, and MDA [Magen David Adom ambulance service] paramedic.”

Posted on August 16, 2019

Source: (Ynetnews originally published this article on August 15, 2019. Time-related language has been modified to reflect our republication today. See original article at this link.)

Photo Credit: Magen David Adom/YouTube/screenshot