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    Israeli police shot a man after he wounded an Israeli woman with a knife at a bus station in Jerusalem outside the Damascus Gate, an entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Police shot and killed a man after he wounded an Israeli woman with a knife at a bus station in Jerusalem on Wednesday, local media reported.

    The incident took place outside the Damascus Gate, an entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem, according to the Haaretz newspaper.

    The woman sustained moderate injuries, the news outlet said.

    A wave of violence has struck Israel in the past few weeks after clashes between Palestinians and Israelis at East Jerusalem’s Temple Mount holy site in September.

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