Israeli police: Palestinian killed while attempting to stab officers in Jerusalem

December 26, 2015 8:00 AM

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JERUSALEM – Israeli police says officers have shot dead a Palestinian who tried to stab them in Jerusalem.

Police spokeswoman Luba Samri says the policemen approached a man who drew their suspicions just outside the Old City for following a pair of Jewish worshippers. Then he pulled out a knife and tried to stab one of them. Samri said the officers opened fire and killed the assailant.

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