Israel calls up reservists over violence with Palestinians at Jerusalem holy site

September 18, 2015 12:20 PM

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JERUSALEM – Israel has called up a few hundred reservists to beef up security following outbreaks of violence and Palestinian riots at Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site.

Friday's decision to draft border police officers came after a week in which Palestinians repeatedly clashed with police at the site in Jerusalem. One Israeli died and several were wounded elsewhere during the week.

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