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April 16, 2014 10:24 pm

Israeli Officials: Arabs Stockpiling Rocks, Stone Slabs on Temple Mount for Attacking Security Forces

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Temple Mount area in Jerusalem. Photo: wiki commons.

Times of Israel – Israeli security officials said on Wednesday evening that they would ultimately have to force their way into al-Aqsa mosque, atop the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City, because hundreds of young Palestinian men are now routinely stockpiling large quantities of rocks and slabs of stone there to attack security forces

The unnamed officials, quoted by Israel’s Channel 2 news, were speaking hours after dozens of Palestinian protesters and an Israeli policeman were wounded¬†on the Mount when clashes broke out soon after the holy site was opened to Jewish visitors on Wednesday morning.

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