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  8/7/2011, Av 7, 5771

Police Officer Injured in Damascus Gate Brawl


A police officer was injured, Sunday evening, when he tried to break up a brawl involving dozens of Arabs at the Damascus Gate to the Old City of Jerusalem. Other officers, including mounted police, needed tear gas to finish the job.

The officer was taken to Hadassah Mt. Scopus for treatment. The Arab who injured him was arrested, along with another brawler.