Israeli police allow dozens of settlers to defile Aqsa, arrest guard

Dozens of Jewish settlers on Sunday morning desecrated the Aqsa Mosque’s courtyards under tight police guard.

Senior Awqaf official Firas al-Debs said that the Israeli occupation police allowed dozens of settlers to enter the Mosque through al-Maghariba Gate and tour its courtyards.

Debs added that about 38 settlers defiled the Mosque and performed rituals near the Bab al-Rahma prayer area.

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He also said that police officers rounded up Aqsa guard called Wisam al-Hasheem after he opened the Mosque’s Bab al-Rahma. 

Over 20 Aqsa guards and 150 Palestinian citizens have been banished from the Aqsa Mosque since the recent events over the Bab al-Rahma area.

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Source : The Palestinian Information Center

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