Palestinian medical sources have reported, Wednesday, that dozens of worshipers suffered the effects of teargas inhalation in the yards of the al-Aqsa mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, after dozens of soldiers invaded the area.The sources said that soldiers invaded the mosque yards through the al-Magharba Gate, and attacked many worshipers attempting to stop Israeli fanatics who have been trying to invade it, the Palestinian TV said.

It added that the soldiers imposed a tight siege around the mosque, especially the al-Qibli mosque of al-Aqsa, and prevented dozens of worshipers from entering the entire vicinity of al-Aqsa mosque.

Eyewitnesses said dozens of soldiers imposed a strict siege on the mosque since early dawn hours, preventing all women and younger men from entering it.

Dozens of Palestinians had to perform dawn prayers in streets and alleys close to the mosque and the Old City of Jerusalem.