A 26-year-old woman was stabbed and seriously injured next to Kever Shimon HaTzaddik in Jerusalem at about 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning as she was taking her children to school while pushing her baby in a stroller.
The female terrorist fled the scene.
Paramedics administered emergency medical aid at the scene and evacuated the woman to Hadassah Har HaTzofim Hospital. B’Chasdei Hashem, doctors at the hospital designated her condition as lightly injured.
MDA deputy spokesperson Nadav Meltzner said that “there was a huge commotion at the scene when the team arrived and the injured woman was in a state of great distress as the knife was still lodged inside the wound.”
The knife was one foot long and the woman was evacuated to the hospital with the knife still lodged inside her back.
The children were Baruch Hashem, unharmed and were supervised by police officers at the scene.
A large number of police forces, aided by a helicopter, began an extensive manhunt immediately after the incident, which was documented on security cameras. A little over an hour after the attack, they located the 14-year-old terrorist in her school, located next to the scene of the incident.
In the video below, the terrorist can be seen with a school knapsack on her back next to the woman and children seconds before the attack.
Police publish a photo of the knife used by the Palestinian teenager who stabbed a woman at the entrance of East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood earlier this morning. pic.twitter.com/2Hxac6nfDc
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(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)