Jerusalem’s Police Thwart Stabbing Attack
Jerusalem police were successful in thwarting a stabbing attack in the city on Monday.
The police received a report about a suspicious person on his way to the Mizmoria checkpoint in the south of the city. Police forces searched for him until he was located.
The suspect, 27, from the nearby village of Tzur Baher, noticed the policemen searching for him and threw his knife at the side of the road.
In his initial interrogation, he claimed that he wanted to harm the security forces due to the death of his mother.
The would-be terrorist was arrested and taken for questioning in the Central Unit of the Jerusalem Police District.