Clashes erupted, on Friday afternoon, at Jerusalem’s old city between local youths and Israeli soldiers after the later prevented people for praying.
Local sources said that troops station at the entrance of the al-Aqsa Mosque prevented local youth from entering to pray. Soldiers used batons to move people away, sparking clashes.
A number of youths were mildly injured when soldiers used rubber-coated steel bullets to suppress the crowd, medical sources reported. Al-Aqsa Mosque is the third holiest site for Muslims.