Jerusalem, 14 October, 2015 (TPS) -- There was another stabbing attack this afternoon at the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem.
An initial investigation revealed that border policemen in the area became suspicious when they noticed a young man sitting near the Damascus Gate wearing camouflage clothing. The border policemen approached the youth to investigate him, while intending to maintaining a secure distance. As the policemen got close, the terrorist took out a knife and lunged to stab the policemen. The police reacted immediately and fired in his direction.
With the knife still in his hand, the terrorist continued to run in the direction of policemen standing at the Damascus Gate. The policemen noticing the terrorist running in their direction, called out in the direction of the border policemen who then fired in his direction, effectively neutralizing the terrorist. The terrorist died of his wounds.
Jerusalem, 14 October, 2015 (TPS) -- Yesterday evening, October 13, the Israeli Security Cabinet authorized Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan’s proposal to not return bodies of terrorists who die while carrying out the attack.
Another proposal by Erdan will be discussed, stating that the terrorists will be buried in cemeteries at the edges of the country, where terrorists were buried in the past.
Minister Erdan said: “The terrorist’s family turns the funeral into a demonstration of incitement to murder and support of terrorism, and this shouldn’t be allowed. We must do everything so that a terrorist won’t be honoured in ceremonies after perpetrating an attack.”
Jerusalem, 12 October, 2015 (TPS) -- A terrorist attempted to grab the weapon of an Israeli soldier on a bus that was arriving near Jerusalem’s International Convention Center.
After failing to take hold of the weapon, the terrorist then tried to strangle the soldier and eventually took out his knife and struck the soldier leaving him with light wounds. The bus came to a complete stop when a citizen attempted to subdue the terrorist.
Police forces nearby immediately arrived and got onto the bus to arrest the terrorist. The terrorist had managed to take hold of the weapon of one of the police officers. Another one of the police officers immediately noticed, shot the terrorist effectively neutralizing him.
Jerusalem, 8 October, 2015 (TPS) -- In stabbing attack which occurred in the northern Israeli city of Afula , one Israeli man sustained serious injury while another was lightly hurt.
Two victims were treated on the scene by paramedics and first responders before being evacuated to the nearby Ha’Emek hospital.
Ha’Emek spokesperson stated that the victim, 21, is in the trauma ward suffering severe injuries.
The assailant has been stopped and it is reported that he was taken into custody alive.
Jerusalem, 8 October, 2015 (TPS) -- An Israeli man was stabbed in his upper body by a Palestinian terrorist in the Jewish town of Kiryat Arba. The victim sustained serious injury and was evacuated to Sha’arei Tsedek Hospital in an unstable condition.
Security forces are scouring the area for the perpetrator who fled the scene of the attack.