Palestinians, Jews clash in Jerusalem’s Old City day after flag march

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Clashes erupted between Palestinians, Jews and Israel Police near the Lions’ Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem on Friday afternoon, shortly before Friday prayers were set to begin at al-Aqsa Mosque.

Footage reportedly from the scene showed Jews dancing and singing in the area before fights erupted and police intervened, throwing stun grenades into the crowd. Amid the clashes, the windshields of vehicles belonging to Palestinians were smashed as well, according to the reports. A number of Palestinians were reportedly injured amid the violence.

Israel Police stated objects and stones were thrown at police officers operating in the area, injuring several people, including a police officer. The police worked to restore order and prevent confrontations while using riot dispersal methods…”

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