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BREAKING: PALESTINIAN VIOLENCE FORCES ISRAELI POLICE TO STORM TEMPLE MOUNT

In Uncategorized on October 25, 2009 at 4:07 pm

Palestinian men attack Israeli police in Jerusalem

Palestinian men attack Israeli police in Jerusalem

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Excerpts from AP coverage: “Israeli forces stormed Jerusalem‘s holiest shrine Sunday, firing stun grenades to disperse hundreds of stone-throwing Palestinian protesters in a fresh eruption of violence at the most volatile spot in the Holy Land. A wall of Israeli riot police behind plexiglass shields closed in on the crowd, sending many protesters — overwhelmingly young men — running for cover into the black-domed Al-Aqsa mosque. The mosque is one part of the compound known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary. Dozens of protesters remained holed up inside the mosque for several hours, occasionally opening shuttered doors to throw objects at police. The Israeli forces did not enter the building, and the protesters eventually left peacefully and the compound was closed, police said. There were no serious injuries. Israel‘s national police chief, David Cohen, accused a small group of Muslim extremists of trying to foment violence — echoing a charge made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu two weeks ago. ‘The police will act with a strong hand against anyone who disrupts order on the Temple Mount and against those incite to riot,’ Cohen said….”

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