VIDEO: Dramatic new footage emerges of Temple Mount attack

July 14, 2017 18:08

Warning: Some viewers may find the footage disturbing

Dramatic new footage emerges of Temple Mount terror attack, July 14, 2017. (Israel Police)

Israel Police have released dramatic new footage of the Temple Mount attack that killed two police officers on Friday.

The video, released on Friday afternoon, shows two of the three attackers, armed with guns, approaching a male police officer and shooting him in the back.

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The slain officers were named as Hail Stawi, 30, from Maghar and Kamil Shanan, 22, from Hurfeish, both in northern Israel.

The attackers were identified by the Shin Bet as 29-year-old Muhammad Ahmad Mahmoud Jabarin, Muhammad Ahmed Fadel Jabarin 19, and Muhammad Hamed 'Abd al-Latif Jabarin, 19, from Umm el-Fahm in northern Israel.

The incident, which took place shorty after 7:00 a.m., is the second attack in  Jerusalem’s Old City within the past month and resulted in the closure of the Temple Mount to Muslim worshipers on Friday.

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