Jerusalem: Violence After Haredim Stone Arabs

Jerusalem police intervene to stop violence after group of haredim throws rocks at Arab drivers and injure a woman.

Matt Wanderman,

Police officer stands guard near Temple Mount
Police officer stands guard near Temple Mount
Yonatan Sindel/Flash 90

Fighting broke out between Jews and Arabs near the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem today (Saturday) after a group of haredim threw stones at cars driven by Arabs. The incident occurred on Haim Bar-Lev Street, not far from the Old City's Damascus Gate.

Reports indicate that an Arab woman was injured and two cars damaged. Police have arrested three suspects, two of them Jews and one Arab.

The injured woman's condition is not yet known, nor are there reports of violence spreading further throughout the city.




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