Thursday, May 25th | 29 Iyyar 5777

Close

Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

Subscribe
October 12, 2015 7:57 am

Palestinian Schoolgirl Stabs Border Policeman in Jerusalem

avatar by Ruthie Blum

Email a copy of "Palestinian Schoolgirl Stabs Border Policeman in Jerusalem" to a friend
A knife used in a stabbing attack in Israel. Photo: American Friends of Magen David Adom.

A knife used in a stabbing attack in Israel. Photo: American Friends of Magen David Adom.

An Israeli Border Policeman was lightly wounded by a female terrorist in Jerusalem on Monday afternoon.

The terrorist, 18, was a schoolgirl, who approached Border Police with her book pack. Though she managed to stab the policeman in his upper body, he responded quickly, shooting and critically wounding her. She was treated at the scene by Magen David Adom paramedics, before being evacuated to the hospital.

Another suspect, a male who may have been acting with the girl, was neutralized and interrogated.

Related coverage

May 25, 2017 12:53 pm
0

Netanyahu Presented With Plan to Transfer Some Eastern Jerusalem Neighborhoods to Palestinian Municipal Control

JNS.org - Knesset member Dr. Anat Berko (Likud) has presented Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with a plan to separate some...

The attack took place near the Ammunition Hill light rail stop, close to Jerusalem Police headquarters in the northern neighborhood of French Hill, the location of a different attack last week.

According to Israel’s Channel 2, the reason there is a palpable increase in the number of female terrorists is that Palestinian social media sites are encouraging their participation. Terrorists are also being urged to aim for ultra-Orthodox Jews and Israelis in uniform.

This was today’s second attack in the capital. The first was a failed attempt to stab a police officer near the Lions’ Gate in the Old City. The terrorist was neutralized before managing to carry out his attack.

 

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Email This Article

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

Algemeiner.com