5 haredim arrested for blocking Jerusalem excavation site

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August 3, 2014 17:41

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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