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Initial reports: Stabbing attack in the Old City

A 17-year-old boy arrived near the Western Wall after he was stabbed at the Chain Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem.

Magen David Adom (MDA) paramedics treated the teenager at the scene, and evacuated him to Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center in mild to moderate condition.

  • “The wounded man arrived at the tunnel near the Western Wall conscious, with a stabbing wound to his body. He told us that he was stabbed near the Chain Gate and ran towards the Western Wall. We provided medical treatment that included stopping the bleeding and dressing the wound, and evacuated him in light and stable condition for further treatment at the hospital,” said MDA medics Yehuda Zand and Baruch Weissman.

Police are investigating the incident.

Source: Ohevya Sharabi – Sheva