Haredi protesters clash with police, say Jerusalem archaeological dig upsets Jewish graves
August 14, 2014 15:16
Demonstrators threw stones at the Jerusalem Light Rail and scuffled with police; No injuries reported in incident.
Police clash with haredim at Jerusalem protest against archaeological dig.
(photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)
Dozens of haredi protesters clashed with police officers at a protest in Jerusalem against an archaeological dig on Naomi Kis street in the capital on Thursday.
The ultra-Orthodox protesters complained that the archaeological dig would disturb a Jewish burial ground.
Demonstrators threw stones at the Jerusalem Light Rail and scuffled with police.
No one was injured in the incident.
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