Six security guards arrested after confrontation with haredi protesters in Beit Shemesh

September 9, 2013 15:06

Eight people have been arrested in Beit Shemesh following protest by Haredim over a building project which they believe is occurring on a burial site, Army Radio reported on Monday.

During the protests two of the protesters were lightly injured and required treatment.An argument broke out between the Haredi protesters and security guards who were at the site. The violent confrontation lead to the arrests of six security guards and two work site overseers.

Police said they were investigating the situation.

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