Jordanian stabber shot dead in Jerusalem

Lucy Bush
May 14, 2017

The Israeli Police said the man approached police officers and stabbed one in the upper-part of his body, moderately wounding him.

Samri said the officer responded by opening fire and killing his attacker, a 57-year-old man from Jordan who arrived several days earlier on a tourist visa.

A Jordanian man was shot dead by Israeli police in East Jerusalem after he allegedly stabbed an officer in the neck.

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In a statement, police spokesperson Luba Sumari said an assailant armed with a knife stabbed an Israeli police officer at Al-Silsila gate in Jerusalem's old city.

Jordanian government spokesman Mohammad al Momani disputed the Israeli account of the incident, which he described as an "ugly crime".

"It's time for Jordan to stop playing this double game", the prime minister's office said in a statement. Such attacks, of which there are hundreds in Israel recognize the actions of individuals, but accused the Palestinian authorities, groups and the media controlled by them in fomenting radicalism.

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There was no comment from either the Jordanian or Palestinian side on the report.

Others were shot dead during protests or clashes, while some were killed in Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip.

At least 244 Palestinians have been killed since the violence began.

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U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to try and broker a historic peace deal to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Israel has identified majority as attackers. He is due to travel to the Middle East this month and meet separately with Israeli and Palestinian leaders on May 22-23.

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