Israeli Arab Who Tried to Stab Jerusalem Policeman Shot to Death

Perpetrator identified as 30-year-old Israeli Arab from Umm al-Fahm ■ Police evacuated Temple Mount, scouting area as investigation launched ■ Suspect's family says he suffered from mental distress

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An Israeli Arab man who was suspected of trying to stab a Jerusalem policeman was shot to death in Jerusalem's Muslim Quarter on Friday afternoon, Israeli police said.

According to police, forces were dispatched to the Old City on Friday afternoon following an initial report on a suspected stabbing attack.