Jerusalem. 87 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli police

Amid a major security alert, the Al-Arabiya / Al-Hadath correspondent reported that 87 Palestinians were injured in confrontations with Israeli police after in Jerusalem with the start of the “Flags March” in clashes broke out near the old town.

This happened when the Israeli media announced on Tuesday evening that the flag march had ended without major incidents, it was said.

The Israeli authorities had changed the course of the demonstration to die Bypass Jerusalem Old City while die right-wing protesters in Moved Jerusalem from Bab al-Amud to Bab al-Khalil.

The information at the time confirmed that it was in Jerusalem gave 5,000 Israeli protesters, die were surrounded by 2,500 security guards while die Flight routes have been changed at Tel Aviv Airport.

Immediate challenge to the new Prime Minister

The Palestinian Red Crescent announced hours ago that it would clash with Israeli forces in Jerusalem, 27 people were injured and 8 arrested.

Israeli media previously indicated that die Police would allow participants to stand in front of Bab al-Amud in the walled city would gather, but would not allow them in to cross the predominantly Palestinian quarter.

Jerusalem. 87 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli police


The rally on Tuesday die at 6:30 p.m. local time (1530 GMT) after it was approved by the Home Secretary on Monday, posed an immediate challenge to the new Prime Minister, who took office on Sunday die Veteran predecessor Benjamin Netanyahu ended his 12-year tenure.

Palestinian factions: provocation

It is worth noting that die Palestinian factions, die called the march a provocation, called for a “day of rage” in Gaza and the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

Israeli police in Jerusalem (Reuters)

Israeli police in Jerusalem (Reuters)

Palestinian Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh said on Twitter: “We warn of the dangerous effects, die may result from the intention of the occupying power to enable extremist Israeli settlers to march into occupied Jerusalem. “

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called for his part die Palestinians on in die Old town to flock to stop the march.

It is noteworthy that the original march, scheduled for May 10, in was diverted recently after violence broke out between Tel Aviv and Gaza.

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