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  5/21/2012, Iyar 29, 5772

Police Break Up Jerusalem Arab Riot


Border police on Monday afternoon arrested five Arab rioters in the A-Tur neighborhood of Jerusalem. The Arabs were part of a mob of dozens had been throwing rocks and bricks at police and Israeli drivers, after police arrested a youth for rioting and throwing stones.

Border police used tear gas and other non-lethal methods to break up the riot. No injuries were reported.