Israeli police attacked by Palestinians at holy site

June 27, 2016 9:04 AM

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JERUSALEM – Israeli police say young masked Palestinians threw stones and shot fireworks at police officers at a contentious Jerusalem holy site revered by Muslims and Jews. No injuries were reported.

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says the Palestinians, who were holed up in the Al Aqsa Mosque, attacked officers with fireworks and rocks they had stockpiled inside the mosque.

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