Two young men in their 20s were stabbed on Shlomo Zalman Shraga Street in Jerusalem * Terrorist was killed at the scene

A soldier receives treatment after being stabbed in Jerusalem. (photo credit: POLICE SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)

Two Israelis were stabbed on Monday near Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem.Two young men in their 20s, one an IDF soldier, were stabbed on Shlomo Zalman Shraga Street, in front of the national headquarters of the Border Police, and received medical attention on the scene before being evacuated to a nearby hospital in moderate and serious condition.

The suspected terrorist, 17, was killed by a Border Police officer who was nearby, police said. Additional police and Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) forces were dispatched to the scene.Video posted on social media showed him, wearing an Israeli Air Force uniform, with a knife lodged in his back as he knelt on the ground and received treatment from medics.Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai and Public Security Minister Amir Ohana visited the scene of the attack shortly after and held a briefing with officers involved in investigating the attack, while talking to the Border Police officers involved in shooting the terrorist.

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