High alert for Jerusalem Day Flag March; ‘Iran is inciting terrorism against the marchers’

YnetNews.com reports: “Police Commissioner Yaakov Shabtai warned Wednesday night ahead of the Flag March scheduled to take place Thursday in Jerusalem, that ‘terrorist elements motivated by Iran, through Hezbollah, Hamas and Islamic Jihad, are sowing false information on social networks about the route of the Flag March – and their purpose is to create wild incitement to terrorism against the thousands of Israelis who will mark Jerusalem Day with a series of events.’

The commissioner noted that thousands of police officers and security guards will be deployed Thursday in Jerusalem, as part of a high alert in the capital.

‘The route of the march has been held for decades, and it will not change tomorrow either,’ Shabtai added. The commander of the Jerusalem District, Superintendent Doron Turgeman, also said that inciting images against the participants have been posted on social media. ‘Incitement on social media is increasing using lies, intimidation and slogans that have no basis in reality,’ he said…”

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