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Israeli Police Officer Killed In Jerusalem Stabbing

(JTA) — An Israeli policewoman was killed in a stabbing attack in Jerusalem’s Old City.

Two assailants attacked a group of officers with knives on Friday at Damascus Gate, The Times of Israel reported. Both were shot and killed. One of the attackers was reportedly holding a gun, but it jammed.

Injured officer Hadas Malka, age 23, was taken to Hadassah Hospital’s Mount Scopus campus before being pronounced dead, the Jerusalem Post reported.

Simultaneously, at least one assailant was killed after attacking passersby at the nearby Zedekiah’s Cave. Two people were injured in that attack, according to The Times of Israel.

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