Saturday, August 12, at about 12:00, in Jerusalem, on Sultan Suleiman street near Damascus gate, there was a terrorist attack.
— Arab armed with a knife wounded the man near the Damascus gate of Jerusalem
As the press service of the police, the attack was carried out 29-year-old resident of the Arab quarter of Jerusalem, Tzur Bahar. Her house was searched, during which police seized a computer and some documents belonging to the terrorist.
All the materials were transferred to the investigative group, which, interviewing witnesses and gathering all the data from the scene, restored the sequence of events.
Around 11:40 a terrorist armed with a knife, arrived in the area of Damascus gate. In the streets And Neviim she noticed an ultra-Orthodox Jew, and selecting it as the victim tried to hit him with a knife. However, she failed.
Immediately after that, she went to the bus stop and stabbed with a knife the man was a Jew. The police and the MAGICIAN, who were near the Damascus gate, immediately surrounded her and detained her.
As previously reported, the victim was a 31-year-old Arab Christian, an employee of a company that supports the Jerusalem tram. The terrorist took him for a Jew because he was wearing a t-shirt with the inscription in Hebrew.
The man was slightly wounded in the shoulder and was discharged from the hospital on the same day, in the evening.
Currently detained by Arab investigators. The consequence does not doubt that the purpose of its action was harming Israeli civilians.
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