Israeli forces encircle the Old Jerusalem on Sunday morning putting barriers at its entrances to storm Al-Aqsa Mosque. forces encircle the Old Jerusalem on Sunday morning putting barriers at its entrances to storm Al-Aqsa Mosque.
“Israeli forces ban all Palestinians less than 50s including guards, students, and Religious Endowments employees to enter Al-Aqsa. Then about 7 am huge number of Israeli forces storm Al-Aqsa firing tear gas and sound bombs at the worshipers,” the media center for Aqsa and Jerusalem Affairs spokesperson Mahmoud Abu Attah told Donia Al-Watan.
Smoke columns are raised at the scene as a blaze took a place at the southern corner of the compound.
Al-Aqsa Mosque witnesses large scale of clashes between worshipers and Israeli forces who attempt to uproot the Palestinians in Jerusalem.
Israeli Agriculture Minister Uri Arie early this month stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque under tight guarding with almost 40 settlers, a move broke out the Palestinian anger.