The Border Police officer who was critically wounded in the shooting and stabbing attack at Jerusalem's Damascus Gate on Wednesday morning has died from her wounds, a police spokesperson has announced.
The officer, Hadar Cohen, was among three wounded in the attack.
The 19-year-old was wounded along with another female Border Police officer and a young man.
Three Israelis were wounded on Sunday when a member of the Palestinian Authority security forces opened fire at an IDF checkpoint near Beit El in the West Bank. The attacker was shot dead by IDF forces.
Magen David Adom reported that two victims were in serious condition with wounds to the neck and thigh, respectively. The other was slightly hurt.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has claimed that he opposes all forms of terrorism, is seeking a peace deal and was snubbed when he tried to arrange a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.
The decision by Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein last week to close the five-year investigation into alleged abuses of power by former IDF Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi also launched what is beginning to look like a new race for the leadership of Israel’s political centre-left.