At Least 14 Injured as Muslim Worshipers, Israeli Police Clash on Temple Mount

Israeli police officers in Jerusalem

Israeli police officers in Jerusalem. Photo: Israel Police.

GAZA/TEL AVIV, (Sputnik) – At least 14 people have been injured as clashes erupted on the Temple Mount holy site in the Old City of Jerusalem between the Muslim worshipers and Israeli police officers, Palestine Red Crescent spokeswoman Erab Al Fuqaha said on Sunday.

“Our ambulance teams delivered 14 people injured in the clashes near Al-Aqsa Mosque [located on top of the Temple Mount] to the hospitals in Jerusalem”, Al Fuqaha said.

In the meantime, Israeli police said that four officers received light injuries during clashes which were attended by “thousands of people.” According to police, the crowds were throwing stones and chairs at them and used “nationalist slogans.”

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