5 haredim arrested for blocking Jerusalem excavation site
Police arrested five haredim residents of Jerusalem Sunday morning for attempting to block the Israel Antiquities Authority from excavating a site outside the Old City.
Police did not state what was being excavated or why the ultra-Orthodox men objected to the dig.
After being questioned by officers, the five unidentified suspects were taken into custody and were awaiting arraignment at Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court.
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