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December 21, 2020 2:08 pm

Israeli Police Foil Terror Attack in Jerusalem’s Old City

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A person stands near the area where a shooting incident occurred, in Jerusalem’s Old City, Dec. 21, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Ammar Awad.

Police in Jerusalem foiled a terrorist attack on Monday night at an entrance to the Temple Mount, near Lions’ Gate, in the Old City.

The incident began when a  gunman opened fire on a group of police officers at a security post.

The officers then chased the attacker down and shot him dead.

One officer was injured from a fall during the pursuit.

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