JERUSALEM (VINnews) — An Israeli border police officer was killed on Monday evening in a stabbing attack, during a check on a bus near the Shoafat checkpoint in northern Jerusalem.Join our WhatsApp group
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The terrorist, only 13 years old, a resident of the refugee camp, was neutralized by the security forces and detained for questioning.
A preliminary investigation reveals that soldier and a civilian security guard went onto a bus for a routine check, when a 13-year-old terrorist suddenly pulled out a knife and attacked the soldier. In response, the civilian security guard who was with the fighter fired at the terrorist in order to neutralize him, a shot that apparently hit the soldier as well.
The wounded soldier was transported to Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus where he was pronounced dead.
United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Nachum Yozvitz, who arrived first at the scene, said: “A young man was critically injured on a bus. When we took him out of the bus together with additional EMTs, he was pulseless and not breathing. We initiated CPR at the scene and he was then transported to the hospital in an intensive care ambulance while undergoing continued resuscitation efforts.”