Police Fire Tear Gas at Muslim Worshipers Attempting to Enter Temple Mount

StoryfulNewsPublished: July 27, 2017Updated: July 29, 2017
Published: July 27, 2017Updated: July 29, 2017

Israeli police fired tear gas on and pushed back Muslim worshipers attempting to enter the Temple Mount/Al Aqsa mosque complex via the Bab Huttah gate on July 27 after they boycotted the site for several weeks, according to news reports. Thousands of worshipers cheered as the security measures were removed on July 27 and flocked to site to pray. They were met by Israeli police who fired tear gas and stun grenades, as seen in these videos. At least 96 people were wounded, according to the Palestine Red Crescent which was treating people on the scene. Credit: Facebook/Deiaa Haj Yahia via Storyful

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