Fourth Ramadan Friday prayers end in Jerusalem ahead of Laylat al-Qadr

The peaceful conclusion of Ramadan Friday prayers on Temple Mount follows a terror attack in the Old City of Jerusalem in which two were killed.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
May 31, 2019 15:27
A Muslim tourist holds a child as he takes a selfie photo in front of the Dome of the Rock

A Muslim tourist holds a child as he takes a selfie photo in front of the Dome of the Rock on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City August 31, 2017. (photo credit: REUTERS/AMMAR AWAD)

Fourth Ramadan prayers concluded peacefully on Friday as the holiday of Laylat al-Qadr is set to begin tonight. 
 
Tens of thousands of worshippers arrived at Temple Mount, Police Spokesperson reported on Friday, police units were mobilized in the area of the Old City to prevent any attacks. 
 
On Friday morning a 19-year-old terrorist from the West Bank stabbed a 47-year-old man and a 16-year-old in the Old City of Jerusalem, the terrorist allegedly came to Temple Mount to pray for Ramadan. 
 
He was shot and neutralized by border police. 
 
Tonight Muslims around the world mark Laylat al-Qadr, the ‘Night of Power’ in which Quran verses were revealed to the world. 


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