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Israeli police assaults two Palestinians, detains three others from Jerusalem


JERUSALEM, April 08, 2019 (WAFA) – Israeli police Monday afternoon assaulted two Palestinians and detained three others during a scuffle with a group of Israeli settlers in the Old City of Jerusalem.

WAFA correspondent said that police assaulted two Palestinian youths and detained three others after scuffle broke out between Palestinians and a group of settlers carrying out provocative tours in the city.

Among the settlers Oren Hazan, a lawmaker in Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party notorious for violent and racist incitement.

The al-Wad Street extends into the Old City through Bab al-‘Amoud, and leads to several markets, neighborhoods and the gates of the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

K.T./ K.F.

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