At least two Israelis, including one soldier, were injured on Monday after being stabbed in Jerusalem by an attacker who died after security forces shot, Israeli police confirmed.
The incident occurred at a tram stop near Israeli Police Headquarters in the city when the suspect stabbed a person in the back before attacking a soldier who was trying to intervene, according to the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth.
Thereafter, a border police agent who was in the area opened fire on the suspect, who died on the spot without being identified. The attack is the first of its kind after the ceasefire reached last week after the recent fighting in the Gaza Strip.
The most recent military escalation erupted on May 10 after the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) fired multiple projectiles, the day after Israeli agents stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque, the third holiest place for Muslims, and wounded hundreds of believers in the middle of Ramadan had .
Israel’s bombing campaign against the Gaza Strip, which began on May 10 and ended after a ceasefire entered into force, has killed at least 240 Palestinians, including 66 children, according to Gaza authorities.
Twelve people died in Israel, including an Indian woman and two Thai men. We have to add about 30 Palestinians who were killed by Israeli security forces in recent demonstrations in the West Bank.