From the evening of 22 To The Early Hours Of 23 April Local Time, Some 300 Israeli Jews Clashed Violently With Palestinian Muslims In And Around The Damascus Gate In Jerusalem’s Old City, Injuring Many People And Arresting Hundreds More.
It is reported that the cause of the incident is a Jew 22 in Jerusalem’s Old City driving, was intercepted and attacked by Palestinians. More than 300 Jews gathered that night to demonstrate in Jerusalem’s Damascus Front Square, followed by clashes with Palestinians.
Israeli police officers who went to the scene to maintain order were attacked with stones and bottles, more than 20 police officers were injured and a mounted policeman was stoned in the head. In the early hours of the 23rd, Israeli police arrested hundreds of rioters.
The Palestinian Red Crescent told the media that 105 Palestinians had been injured in the violence and 22 needed hospital treatment. Clashes between Palestinians and Israelis in Jerusalem’s Old City have long occurred during Ramadan.