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September 14, 2012 8:56 am

Muslim Riots Reach Jerusalem, Hundreds Hurl Stones

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The Al-Aqsa Mosque. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Ynet – Hundreds of worshippers leaving the al-Aqsa Mosque after Friday prayers hurled stones at police officers and rioted near Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate.

The demonstrators, protesting against the anti-Islam film that sparked riots across the Middle East, started marching towards the US Consulate but were blocked by police officers who used shock grenades against them. Several officers were lightly injured by stones. Some protesters were detained.

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