Sunday, August 13, police officers together with employees of the General security service detained a suspected terrorist. The operation was carried out in Beit Safafa, in the South-East of Jerusalem.
The press service of law enforcement agencies reported that the reason for the operation was information about the Arab intending to carry out a terrorist attack.
According to the website «Mako», the alleged terrorist being surrounded by police officers, drew his weapon and began firing. He was wounded by return fire in the leg and taken to hospital «Shaare Zedek».
Radio «Kahn Beth», said that the detained about 60 years. He is a resident of the Jerusalem a-Tur.
One of the relatives of the detainee in an interview, «Kahn Beth» said the man next to the supermarket at the entrance of Beit Safafa was waiting for him to come to relatives in the car to take him to the hospital.
The latest terrorist attack «knife intifada» was committed by 29-year-old Arab near Damascus gate in Jerusalem on Saturday, August 12. Resident district Tzur Bahar after a failed attack on a religious Jew from the Old city walls, went to the bus stop and stabbed with a knife to the man she took for a Jew because of the inscription in Hebrew on his t-shirt. The victim of the attack was an Arab-Christian officer of the company, supports the Jerusalem tram. The man was slightly wounded in the shoulder and after a few hours he was discharged from the hospital. The terrorist was detained.
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