Israeli police forces raid al Aqsa Mosque compound

Published October 25th, 2009 - 06:58 GMT

Israeli police forces on Sunday raided Jerusalem's al Aqsa Mosque compound after Palestinian demonstrators pelted them with stones. According to the AP, Jerusalem police spokesman Shmuel Ben-Ruby conveyed police forces used stun grenades to disperse the demonstrators Sunday and arrested 12 people. There were no reports of injuries.


Ben-Ruby added police did not enter the al-Aqsa mosque.


Muslim leaders had called on Palestinians to defend the site against what they called "Jewish conquest."


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