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13 injured as Israeli police attack Palestinians in Jerusalemís old city

author Sunday February 28, 2010 19:42author by Ghassan Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies Report post

At least 13 Palestinian civilians were injured on Sunday by Israeli police and army fire as it crackdown on residents at Jerusalemís old city.

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Eyewitnesses reported that five residents were arrested by the Israeli police forces during the in suite clashes. Earlier on Sunday Israeli soldiers looked down the Al Aqsa Mosque while people are praying inside.

Later troops stormed the outer courtyard of the third holiest site for Muslims worldwide and fired tear gas and rubber coated steel bullets injuring at least 13 residents.

Later in the day residents from Jerusalem old city gathered outside the Aqsa Mosque in solidarity with worshiper trapped inside.

Clashes now are being reported across east Jerusalem, as Israeli police have looked down old city part of Jerusalem and do not allow anyone in or out.

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