Police clash with Palestinians in J'lem

Stun grenades used to disperse crowd that tries to break through roadblock.

October 6, 2006 12:13
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Jerusalem Police clashed with some 300 Palestinians who tried break though a roadblock in south Jerusalem on Thursday. Police dispersed the Palestinians using stun grenades. No one was wounded in the incident. The Palestinians were attempting to make their way towards the Temple Mount in the Old City. Security services had restricted the number of Muslim male worshippers allowed onto the Temple Mount to those over the age of 40, while no such restrictions were placed upon women or Israeli Arabs. Jerusalem Police had increased its presence throughout east Jerusalem and the Old City in preparation for the second Friday of Ramadan prayers.

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