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Arab marchers throw stones at police car in Old City, 1 arrested

March 16, 2014 16:55

A cultural procession near Damascus Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem became violent on Sunday, when marchers began throwing stones at a police car, prompting police to attempt to disperse the gathering.

According to police several hundred Arabs, some of whom carried Palestinian flags, took part in the march. When they began proceeding down Salah a-Din Street, some of the participants began throwing stones at a police car, breaking its windshield.

Police called on the marchers to disperse, firing stun grenades at those who refused. One person was arrested for throwing stones.

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