Three Days of Temple Mount Clashes in Jerusalem

(Times of Israel)/ In three straight days of clashes on the Temple Mount, Israel Police said dozens of Palestinian youths stayed overnight in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and prepared firebombs, rocks, fireworks and other means to attack police and Jewish visitors to the holy site. Israeli security officials blamed the Muslim authorities at the site for allowing it to be abused. The clashes began Sunday morning, when security forces seized pipe bombs at the site hours before Jews prepared to celebrate the Jewish New Year. From Sunday to Tuesday, Israeli security forces arrested 26 Palestinians, while 14 Israeli police officers were injured.

2015-09-16 00:00:00

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