4 haredim arrested for setting fire to light rail construction site

Four haredi men were arrested by the Israel Police after they set fire to a fence surrounding the light rail construction site in Jerusalem's Bar Ilan Street on Monday night, according to an Israel Police spokesperson.

Earlier a group of men entered the site to protest against the construction there. After the four men were arrested, others blocked police vehicles in an attempt to prevent them to be taken to the police station for questioning.