Via UBC news – Israeli authorities have reported that three Palestinians have been shot dead after a deadly knife attack on a policewoman outside the Old City of Jerusalem.⠀
According to the Israeli police, two of the three men attacked police officers while the third killed the policewoman.⠀
The attackers were identified as by officials as two 18-year-olds and one 19 years old, all three of the men were residents of the West Bank.⠀
The City had been crowded with thousands of Muslim worshipers as they were attending the Friday prayers at al-Aqsa Mosque.⠀
During the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, Isreali officials ease some of the restrictions on Palestinians so they can worship in Jerusalem.⠀
According to local newspapers, three other people were injured in the attack, two of which were Palestinian bystanders who got stuck in the crossfire.⠀
The dead policewoman has been identified as Hadas Malka, 23.