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Trees in Al-Aqsa Mosque caught on fire from grenades fired by Israeli occupation forces

JERUSALEM, Monday, May 10, 2021 (WAFA) – As Palestinians got ready to start the night prayer at Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's old city, Israeli occupation forces raided the plaza of the holy compound and fired grenades at the worshippers causing fire to break out in trees, according to witnesses.

They said a pine tree caught on fire from the grenades fired by the police at random in the yards of Al-Aqsa Mosque.

People rushed to put off the fire before spreading to other nearby trees.

Police today attacked worshippers at Al-Aqsa Mosque since the early morning hours causing several hundred injuries, some of them were critical, from rubber-coated metal bullets, tear gas, and beating.


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