Arabs and Jews conflict in Jerusalem, a number of incidents reported

2021-04-22 09:21:15

Violent clashes have been reported between Arab and Jewish youth in downtown Jerusalem on Wednesday night time, Israel Police reported. 
Law enforcement officials have been referred to as to the scene of a café on Hillel Road, following a number of studies of a violent quarrel between two teams of Jewish and Arab youth who have been utilizing “sticks and different objects” in opposition to each other.Video footage of the incident confirmed a police officer dispersing the crowed whereas ordering the proprietor of a café the place the incident passed off to shut his store.

“I do not need any stabbings occurring right here tonight,” the officer was heard telling the proprietor of the café. “Everybody depart the world instantly.”  

4 suspects have been arrested by Border Law enforcement officials, as close by people have been heard shouting “dying to Arabs.”

One particular person who was concerned within the incident was injured and required medical therapy. 

Tensions have been excessive all through the night time within the capital. 

Earlier Wednesday, N12 reported {that a} haredi man was arrested close to Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s Previous Metropolis after assaulting a police officer. 

A good friend of his informed N12 that they “got here to protest in opposition to the truth that Arabs are attacking Jews and the police are doing nothing.” 

Across the identical time, law enforcement officials arrested a 16-year-old minor from the Arab neighborhood of Isawiya in east Jerusalem, who threw rocks towards a police outpost within the Previous Metropolis. The minor was taken in for questioning. 

In one other incident, 4 minors from east Jerusalem have been detained on the Prepare Observe Park close to the neighborhood of Baka for allegedly inflicting harm to autos and tearing down Israeli flags put up in gentle of the nation’s current Independence Day, Israel Police reported.


The suspects, throughout the age of 15, have been taken in for questioning at a close-by police station.

Further stone-throwing incidents and clashes between Arabs and Jews have been reported all through the night time within the neighborhood of Neve Yaakov and the Previous Metropolis in Jerusalem. Comparable incidents appear to be occurring extra incessantly previously few days.

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