Police, Palestinians clash on Temple Mount in Jerusalem

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 25, 2014 08:40




Police clashed with dozens of Palestinian youths at Temple Mount in Jerusalem who threw stones and fireworks at them following the opening of the Mughrabi gate. Some of the men wore masks, according to police.

Three young men were arrested, while the rest were dispersed by a stun grenade thrown by police. According to Palestinian media, several of the youths were injured. The Israel Police said no Palestinians were injured.

Two police officers suffered light injuries; one from a firework and the other from the stones. They were treated on site before being taken to Shaare Zekek Medical Center in Jerusalem.

Temple Mount will remain open to visitors.

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