JERUSALEM (VINnews) — On Monday night, a female terrorist attempted to stab an Israeli policeman standing in the Huta gate region of the Old City in Jerusalem. Due to the policeman wearing a ceramic vest, he was not injured in the attack and succeeded in fending off the woman and overcoming her, together with Border Police stationed nearby. The policeman later related that he had not opened fire on the terrorist as there were many other people walking near her.Join our WhatsApp group
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The terrorist was later identified as a 44-year-old woman from Jenin. She was taken for interrogation by police.
משטרת ישראל מפרסמת תיעוד מניסיון פיגוע הדקירה הערב בעיר העתיקה בירושלים.
פלסטינית בת 44 מנסה לדקור שוטר. הסכין פוגעת באפוד, השוטר לא נפגע ואז מצליח להשתלט עליה בכוח. pic.twitter.com/tF3ZDefGSx
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A video clip of the scene shows the woman, who was covered by a hijab, approaching the policeman and attempting to stab him. The policeman reacts immediately and succeeds in overcoming her.