Haredi protesters clash with police, say Jerusalem archaeological dig upsets Jewish graves

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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.

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Demonstrators threw stones at the Jerusalem Light Rail and scuffled with police.

No one was injured in the incident.



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