ZAKA emergency volunteers at the scene of the attack Credit: ZAKA

ZAKA emergency volunteers at the scene of the attack
Credit: ZAKA

A stabbing attack has taken place in Jerusalem, with two taken to hospital, including a 70-year old Palestinian man. 

Two Palestinians teens aged 14 and 16 attacked civilians with scissors near the entrance to the Mahane Yehuda market, on Jaffa Road.

One victim was a  70-year old Palestinian man from the West Bank, according to Haaretz, whilst another was a 27-year old guard.

The two attackers were shot by police, one fatally, and another was taken to a nearby hospital.