TEMPLE MOUNT RIOTS - Leaves 17 Policeman & 200 Palestinians Injured
The Times of Israel - Israeli police burst into the Temple Mount compound on Friday evening after Palestinians threw rocks and bottles at officers, as widespread clashes in Jerusalem spread to the holy site following prayers held there on the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Police said 17 police officers were hurt and around half of those hospitalized, with one in moderate condition after taking a rock to the head. Meanwhile the Palestinian Red Crescent reported that at least 205 Palestinians were wounded in clashes throughout Jerusalem, mostly around the Temple Mount and by Damascus Gate. Eighty-eight Palestinians were hospitalized, mostly for injuries with rubber-coated steel bullets, it said.
By midnight the rioting seemed to have subsided, with most protesters dispersing.
Police said Friday evening that force used “riot dispersal means following violent disturbances on the Temple.....READ MORE
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