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02 Jun 2019 | 07:41 AM UTC

Israel/Palestinian Terr.: Protests break out in Jerusalem June 2

Israel News Alert

Palestinians reportedly protest at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem on June 2 after Jewish activists were allowed to enter the complex; heightened police presence reported

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/2/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/3/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Jerusalem). COUNTRY/REGION Jerusalem

Event

Tensions are reportedly high in Jerusalem on Sunday, June 2, after protests broke out at the Temple Mount complex in the Old City. According to local media reports, Palestinians threw rocks, chairs, and other material after Jewish activists were allowed to enter the complex on Sunday morning to celebrate Jerusalem Day. Additional police officers deployed into the area to prevent further violence from breaking out. According to security officials, several people were arrested, and Jewish tourists have reportedly been evacuated from the area. Further clashes are possible in the coming hours and days.

Advice

Individuals in Jerusalem are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all public gatherings as a precaution, obey all instructions issued by the local authorities, and anticipate heightened security measures.

 

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