Israeli police kill Palestinian who opened fire in Jerusalem's Old City

Israeli police block the exit of the Old City's Damascus gate on Jan 29, 2020. (File photo: AP)

Israeli police said they shot and killed a Palestinian who opened fire at forces in Jerusalem’s Old City, lightly wounding an officer.

Israeli military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said one of the 12 injured soldiers in Jerusalem was seriously hurt, the others were lightly injured.

Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the incident was being treated as a “terror attack,” and said Israeli forces were searching for the assailant.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:05 - GMT 07:05