5 Palestinians accused of incitement following Temple Mount terror attack
Watch: Israel Police raid Palestinian suspects’ homes in East JerusalemThe Israel Police raided the homes of dozens of suspects early this morning in East Jerusalem on the suspicion that they actively participated in the disturbances that occurred in Israel’s capital city over the past two weeks.
The police raids from this morning
Early this morning (Monday), the Israel Police arrested 33 Palestinian suspects who actively participated in the violent riots that occurred in East Jerusalem over the past two weeks. Dozens of Israel Police and Border Police officers raided the suspects’ homes within several East Jerusalem villages, such as Beit Hanina, Wadi al-Joz, Ras al-Amud, Isawiya and the Old City. Among those arrested were seven minors between the ages of 13 and 17.
“We reached the hard core of the rioters who took an active part in the violent riots directed against security forces,” the Israel Police noted. “The Israel Police will take a hard and uncompromising hand against any person who takes an active part in disturbances with the aim of inciting, arousing or harming security forces and civilians.”
The violent disturbances in Israel’s capital city occurred following the Temple Mount terror attack, in which two Israel Border policemen were murdered.
During the disturbances, rioters threw rocks, blocked traffic routes, burned tires and shot fireworks at Israel Police forces. Several police officers were wounded during the riots and the security forces worked to disperse the rioters utilizing riot control methods.
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