Jerusalem Police Attacked, Trapped While Trying to Carry Out Arrests in ultra-Orthodox Area

Forces arrived in Jerusalem's Mea Sh'earim neighborhood to arrest suspects in the sabotage of light rail construction in the city

Aaron Rabinowitz
Aaron Rabinowitz
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Three police officers were injured Monday night in the ultra-Orthodox Mea She'arim neighborhood of Jerusalem after entering the area to make arrests, police said.

According to the police, the officers went to several buildings in the neighborhood to arrest people suspected of sabotaging Jerusalem's light rail construction, and were met with violent resistance. Dozens of local residents threw stones and potted plants, as well as pieces of iron and glass at the officers, who suffered minor injuries.

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