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4 wounded in shooting, stabbing attack in Jerusalem, border policewoman and 3 terrorists killed

Three terrorists armed with semi-automatic weapons and knives struck in two different parts of Jerusalem’s Old City, Friday night (16th), killing 23-year-old border policewoman Hadas Malka, who later succumbed from her wounds.

All three terrorists, Palestinians from the West Bank, ages 18-19, were shot and killed bysecurity forces.

According to reports from the scene, two terrorists opened fire at a police force near Sultan Suleiman St. while the third stabbed Malka near the Damascus Gate.

Malka was evacuated in critical condition to Hadassah Mt. Scopus Hospital where she later died.  

Four others, who were moderately and lightly wounded. were taken to the hospital for treatment.

(ynetnews.com; jta.org)