Arrests after clashes at Aqsa mosque compound

October 16, 2014 2:01 AM

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JERUSALEM : Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli police in Jerusalem on Wednesday after authorities limited access for Muslim worshippers to the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, police said.

Four Palestinians were arrested and three police were injured in the confrontation, police spokeswoman Luba Samri said. Police used stun grenades as a crowd of about 400 people gathered near the entrance to the mosque, according to an AFP photographer.

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