UPDATE: Policewoman killed in combined stabbing, shooting; 3 terrorists shot dead


(TPS) — Hadas Malka, a 23-year-old border policewoman, died of her injuries Friday night after being critically injured in a stabbing attack outside Jerusalem’s Old City.


First responders on the scene of one of the attacks on Friday night. (Photo by Kobi Richter/TPS)

According to a police spokesman, two attacks took place around 7:30 p.m as the Sabbath descended on the city. In one attack, two terrorists shot at a police patrol and attempted to stab the officers. The two were shot dead. In the second incident, a terrorist stabbed Malka as she and her patrol heard shooting and ran toward the scene of the first incident. Malka suffered critical injuries and was taken to Sha’arei Tzedek Medical Center where she died of her wounds.. Several other people were wounded in the incident, one of them another police officer.

According to initial reports, one of the three terrorists was armed with a non-standard Carl Gustav automatic rifle and the others carried knives.

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