The attack took place near the Arab market that runs along the Western Wall
At least four Israeli officers were wounded in an attack in the old city of Jerusalem. According to the police, as reported by the Times of Israel, the bomber was “hit and neutralized”. One of the Israeli agents injured in the attack died, according to reports from Military Radio. The attack took place near the Arab market that runs along the Western Wall.
The Islamic movement of Hamas has identified in Fadi Abu Shkhaydam, 42, the Palestinian killed this morning in clashes with Israeli forces in the old city of Jerusalem. Specifically, the group said the victim was “a Hamas leader” in the Shuafat refugee camp in East Jerusalem where he lived. ” The message of the heroic operation is that of a warning to the criminal enemy and his government, to stop the attacks on our land and our sacred places ”, reads a note released by the group that governs the Gaza Strip . Israel, the note continues, “will pay the price of the wickedness it commits against the al-Aqsa Mosque and elsewhere,” he added.