Israeli policeman critically injures foreign tourist
|Sunday, April 25,2010 10:22|
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, An Israeli policeman fired at a foreign tourist inside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the Old City of Jerusalem on Friday, police sources said.
The police report claimed that the man wielded a knife and tried to attack one of the policemen prompting one of them to fire at him.
It did not give any information on the identity or nationality of the tourist, adding that the policemen tried to control the man but he went on trying to stab others in the Church.
The unidentified man was hit in the chest and abdomen and underwent emergency surgery in a city hospital, the hospital's spokeswoman said in a statement. His condition Saturday morning remained critical, Israel Radio reported.