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Dozens Injured By Army Fire At Al-Aqsa Mosque In Jerusalem

author Friday December 06, 2013 22:59author by IMEMC & Agencies Report post

[Friday, December 6, 2013] Palestinian medical sources have reported that dozens of Palestinian worshipers from the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, have been treated for the effects of teargas inhalation after being attacked by Israeli soldiers.


File - Al-Quds News

Eyewitnesses said that a number of soldiers stormed the yards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, following Friday noon prayers, leading to clashes with dozens of young men.

The soldiers fired several gas bombs and dozens of rubber-coated metal bullets, causing further tension and clashes.

Furthermore, the soldiers used pepper spray against several protesters, and violently beat them.

Media sources said that the soldiers assaulted a reporter, identified as Ata Oweisat, inflicting various cuts and bruises.

The soldiers later withdrew from the area through the Magharba and Silsila (Chain) gates, in the occupied Old City.

category jerusalem | holy sites | news report author email saed at imemc dot org
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