ISRAEL – Clashes break out on Temple Mount between Muslim protesters, Israeli police

Police use tear gas, riot control weapons on flashpoint holy site after worshipers make ‘nationalistic calls’ and riot; 4 cops, 61 protesters injured

Aug. 11, 2019 | Times of Israel

Clashes broke out between Muslim protesters and Israeli police forces on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount holy site on Sunday, during a period of peak religious tensions over the confluence of Jewish and Muslim holy days.

At least 61 Muslim worshipers were injured in the clashes, according to the Red Crescent. At least four officers were also lightly-to-moderately wounded, police said.

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