Police arrest 22 suspected of rioting in east Jerusalem

September 16, 2014 08:11


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Jerusalem District police and Border Patrol officers arrested 22 people suspected of involvement in rioting in east Jerusalem in recent days.

Among those arrested were 6 approximately 12-year-old youths who are suspected of throwing Molotov cocktails in the Abu Tor neighborhood, and four minors suspected of throwing firebombs at security forces in Silwan

Three of the suspects are suspected of throwing stones at the Jerusalem Light Rail in Shuafat, an almost nightly occurrence in recent weeks.

Of the 22 arrests, 13 in total are minors.

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