Police on high alert in J'lem as Ramadan prayers commence

July 12, 2013 15:08

Police were on high alert for Ramadan prayers on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem on Friday morning, Israel Radio reported.

According to the report 120,000 people attended the prayers with 50,000 of those individuals coming from the West Bank.It was the first Friday morning prayers since the Muslim holiday began.

Men over the age of 45 are being allowed to enter the Temple Mount without restriction, and there is no age limit for women.

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