Preliminarily, the incident occurred at 12:50 p.m. in one of the tram cars near Tzahal Square not far from the Dung Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem.
Medics informed that terrorist stabbed the girl several times. 23-year-old student from UK was taken to the hospital in critical condition. However, doctors had to confirm her death.
Beyond that, a pregnant woman got injured during emergency braking. It was also informed about a man injuring his leg during evacuation from the car.
Attacker was detained by police, he is being questioned.
NEWSru.co.il agency referring to the head of police writes that the detained terrorist in a 57-year-old man, who was earlier arrested for domestic violence. Police official also noted that the man had mental health problems. Police indicate a terrorist act so far.