Jerusalem Police Raises Alert Level After Warnings of Terror Attack

Roadblocks put up throughout the city, security forces carry out security checks on passing cars in fear of terror attack.

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Israeli security forces raised their alert level in Jerusalem on Sunday, following warnings that a terror attack may occur in the city in the near future.

Israel police raised its alert level and stationed additional security throughout Jerusalem. Moreover, police stationed road blocks and carried out security checks on cars in the northern part of the city.

Police road block.Credit: Nir Keidar

Pisgat Ze'ev mall was evacuated, and road blocks were set up in the Mount Scopus Tunnel, as well as on Route 443. Police was also stationed around Ma'aleh Adumim and the surrounding area.

The warning of a possible terror attack in Jerusalem follows Thursday's deadly violence, when nine people were killed in southern Israel during a series of terror attacks whose perpetrators Israel believes entered viwa Sinai but originated in the Gaza Strip.

In March, a terror attack in Jerusalem took the life of a 59-year-old woman and wounded 30 people when an explosive device was detonated near a bus station at the entrance to the city.

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