Violence enters third day at #Jerusalem holy site

 

 

Israeli police said officers entered the mosque compound early Tuesday morning to disperse a group of protesters who had barricaded themselves inside overnight.

According to agency reports, a number of troops entered the compound and deployed stun grenades and tear gas, as protesters hurled rocks, fireworks, concrete blocks and firebombs at them.

The hilltop in Jerusalem’s old city is sacred for both Jews and Muslims. It is the third holiest site in Islam, called the Noble Sanctuary, while Jews refer to it as the Temple Mount.

Source: Violence enters third day at Jerusalem holy site | News | DW.COM | 15.09.2015

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