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After the attack
Photo: Ohad Zwigenberg
Two clerics arrested connected to Old City stabbing
Two clerics from the Al-Aqsa Mosque were arrested as part of an investigation into Saturday’s stabbing attack on Hagai Street. A gag order has been issued on the details of their alleged involvement.

Two clerics at the Al-Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount were arrested as part of an investigation into the attack in Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday.

 

 

Two civilians and one policeman were slightly injured in the attack.

 

One of the injured in the attack
One of the injured in the attack

 

The two suspects, da’is (charitable workers for Islamic organizations) at the mosque, are named Sami Abed Fatiha and Hasnin Zahnir. Their remand was extended by four days, and a gag order was imposed on every detail of the investigation, apart from the arrest of the two.

 

During the incident, the attacker, 17-year-old Ahmad Jazal from the Nablus area in the West Bank, was shot dead by the Border Police officer that he had stabbed.

 


פרסום ראשון: 04.02.17, 21:22
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