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September 18, 2015 10:56 am

Jerusalem Police Bracing for More Temple Mount Violence Following Friday Prayers

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The Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem police sent reinforcements to the Temple Mount in preparation for possible violence. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The Jerusalem Police plans to send a hefty contingent to the Temple Mount on Friday, in preparation for possible protests and riots after Muslim morning prayers conclude, as tensions in the city remain high.

The turmoil in and around Al-Aqsa mosque in the past week, as well as intelligence indicating Arab youths intend to violently protest, led Jerusalem’s chief of police, Maj. Gen. Moshe Edri, to order the reinforcement.

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