Coverage of this is pretty spotty.
There is some terrible footage on Twitter. The media are describing this as “clashes”
After weeks of tensions having been building hundreds of Israeli occupation forces attacked Palestinian worshippers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound in Jerusalem. This has led Palestinians groups to declare an intifada (uprising) against the occupation.
From someone who has a schizphrenic attitude towards Israel and the Palestininans at best.
Israeli Police STORM Al-Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount; Use Stun Grenades/Tear Gas on Worshipers – Numerous Dead and Injured
7 May, 2021
Israeli Police have stormed into the Al-Aqsa Mosque, attacking worshipers inside on the last day of Ramadan. Stun Grenades and Tear Gas were used inside the Mosque. Several people in and around the Mosque are dead, dozens more injured.
This horrifying video shows Stun Grenades going off INSIDE the Mosque.
That’s a Church for goodness sake! People are worshipping GOD in there!
Hezbollah has told Hamas to prepare for “open hostilities with Israel.” Palestinian Islamic Jihad and virtually every other group, is telling their supporters to arm rockets and prepare to attack.
Diplomatic staff from both Turkey and Jordan have already publicly scorned the actions by Israel, demanding the attacks against Worshippers stop immediately.
Numerous videos of the actual attacks by police are being uploaded to social media and some will appear below.
Most striking is one video showing Sheikh Jarrah last night, wherein Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Aryeh King was recorded telling Muhammad Abu Hummus, a Palestinian activist from East Jerusalem, that it’s a “pity” he didn’t get a bullet in his head. Here, look:
Videos and social media posts are being added to this story now, check back for updates.
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Saturday is to be a “Day of Rage” by Palestinians throughout Israel.
Worse, it is now being widely spoken even in Israeli circles that many people think Netanyahu ordered the mosque raid in order to start a war with Hamas or Hezbollah so the elections are cancelled as he can’t form a government.
Hamas and their affiliates announced they’re about to commence offensive actions, explosive carrying balloons, IED’s, etc.
Just remember what started this when you hear how poor Israeli forces are under attack from “terrorist Hamas”
Hamas and their affiliates announced they’re about to commence offensive actions, explosive carrying balloons, IED’s, etc. #Palestine #Israel Just remember what started this when you hear how poor Israeli forces are under attack from “terrorist hamas”