On video: Riots on the Temple Mount, about 400 rioters barricaded themselves in the mosque (police spokesmen)
The evening prayer ended on the Temple Mount ended a short time ago (Saturday).
Most of the worshipers dispersed to their homes, but several hundred young people remained in the compound.
According to Palestinian reports, the entrances to the Al-Kibli mosque (which was at the center of the clashes last week) were closed by Arab youths who are barricading themselves there.
The commander of the Jerusalem Police District, Superintendent Doron Turgeman, said this evening at the situation assessment discussion: "We are talking about calls for disorder and violence on the Temple Mount when Hamas, after having succeeded in creating violence and harming worshipers in the mosque on the night before Passover, first with the Gaddim plots that were thwarted by us, increases to do today By threatening the blessing of the priests on the grounds that the Jews are going to storm the Western Wall."
The arrests on the Temple Mount last week (photo: documentation on social networks according to Section 27 A of the Copyright Law)
On Wednesday, hundreds of Palestinians barricaded themselves in Al Aqsa Mosque and refused to evacuate, after staying there after the agreed hours for prayer and staying there.
Hundreds were arrested.
This, against the background of the calls of the Hamas movement to come to the place during the night in order to "protect the mosque" in preparation for the attempts of Temple Mount activists to sacrifice victims in the compound on the eve of Passover.
Afterwards, the IDF spokesman informed that peace was restored to the compound
, which was reopened to worshipers and tourists. The worshipers locked themselves inside the mosque, placed obstacles in the doorways, shot off fireworks and threw sticks and stones. The building. The police arrested dozens of people on suspicion of riots, stone throwing and desecration of the mosque. As a result of the riots, a policeman was injured in the leg by the stone throwing and another policeman was injured in the leg by a detonator fired at him. Following the arrests, the United States stopped condemning Israel in the UN Security Council.
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