Police increase security at mosques after 'price tag' hit

October 3, 2011 16:48

Police stepped up security around mosques and Islamic symbols around the country to prevent further 'price tag' incidents and disturbances, following the vandalizing and arson of a mosque in the Galilee village of Tuba Zangria..

Police Insp.-Gen. Yochanan Danino ordered all police districts, as well as the police's Operations Branch, to go on alert in areas with Muslim communities.

The Police's head of Operations, Cmdr. Nissim Mor, ordered his officers to pool intelligence and map out areas where future 'price tag' incidents could occur and to increase police patrols in areas with Muslim communities.

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