Police arrest 4 Muslim youth for disturbing the order at Temple Mount

June 26, 2016 09:08


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Jerusalem police arrested four Muslim youth suspected of disturbing the order and interfering with police at the Temple Mount on Sunday morning.

Police reported that as the contested holy site in Jerusalem opened to visitors on Sunday, groups of Muslim youth gathered and shouted slogans toward Jewish visitors in attempt to disrupt the routine ongoings at the compound. 

Visitation to the complex returned to routine following the incident.  

Police noted that officers are deployed in Jerusalem, and particularly in the Old City and areas of friction in order to maintain order and protect the freedom of worship and security of those in the capital.

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