On the evening of February 20, security forces prevented a terrorist act with the use of bladed weapons in the area of Damascus gate of the Old city of Jerusalem, told the radio station «Sieves Beth».
According to this information, police and border guards, guarding the gate Shamsie, drew attention to the suspicious Arab of about 18 years. They stopped him to search.
The Arab drew a knife and tried to stab a police officer, but was captured. As a result of this attempt of attack nobody suffered.
On Friday the attack in the Damascus gate area has injured two guards and a passerby. The terrorist was shot dead.