Riots breaks out on Jerusalem's Temple Mount for third straight day

September 15, 2015 09:45

As police came to secure the area for Jewish visitors to Jerusalem's Temple Mount on the second day of Rosh Hashana on Tuesday rioting broke out for the third straight day.

When Israeli security forces entered the Temple Mount plaza on Tuesday morning, dozens of Palestinian youth with their faces covered met them with a barrage of stones, blocks, and firecrackers police said. 

The youth tried to block off the door to al-Aksa Mosque but the security forces managed to push them inside the building, Israel Radio reported.

The police said that the site was now ready to receive visitors.

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