J'lem: Several protestors, police injured in haredi protest

May 16, 2013 22:58

The United Hatzalah rescue service reported Thursday night that its teams had treated some ten protesters and security personnel who had been wounded by stone throwers during a mass haredi protest against IDF enlistment in Jerusalem.

Israel Radio reported that six police officers had been hurt and were evacuated to the hospital. Police arrested several protesters. Additionally, a staircase collapsed under the weight of dozens of protestors, and paramedics provided primary medical care to one moderately injured person and two others who were lightly hurt. They were evacuated to the hospital for further treatment.

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