Ten people were wounded, three moderately and seven lightly, during a shooting attack Friday morning in Jerusalem's Old City.
The assailant, who has yet to be identified, was shot and killed by a security guard.
The attack took place near the Old City's Ateret Cohanim yeshiva in the Christian Quarter.
The assailant was walking with a friend on Hanotsrim Street near Jaffa Gate, when he attacked a security guard, managing to take his gun. He then shot the guard, moderately wounding him in his shoulder.
The attacker then fled the scene, running down Avtimos Street. Another guard ran after the man, and nine bystanders were wounded, four from ricochets, in the ensuing gunfight. Five people were wounded by the attacker's gunfire, according to Israel Radio.
Mustafa Al Barghouthi, the secretary-general of the Palestinian national
initiative, condemned the killing, saying "This incident just confirms the
enormity of Israeli crimes perpetrated against the Palestinians."
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