An early morning terror attack Friday at the Lion’s Gate near the entrance to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City killed two Israeli police officers. A third officer sustained moderate wounds from shrapnel. ¬†Police identified the two officers as Hail Sitawi, 30,¬† and Kamil Shnaan, 22, both residents of Druze towns in the north. The critically injured


officers were evacuated to Hadassah Hospital Mt. Scopus, where they succumbed to their injuries. The third officer was taken to the Shaare Zedek Medical Center for treatment. Preliminary reports indicate the three terrorists, all held Israeli identity cards, walked from the Temple Mount to the Lion’s Gate where they opened fire on Israeli security personnel in the area before attempting to flee back to the Temple Mount. READ MORE