Occupied Jerusalem (QNN)- Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers have started raiding the Al-Aqsa Mosque earlier on Sunday amid Muslims’ holidays to mark the so-called ‘Tisha B’Av’.
Over 300 Israeli settlers have raided the Mosque till this moment under the occupation forces protection.
The forces have attacked Palestinian worshipers, including women, by assaulting them and firing tear gas canisters.
Several injuries were reported among Palestinian worshipers as they suffocated with tear gas fired at them by the forces.
The forces have also stationed at the gates of the mosque and assaulted dozens of Palestinian youths.
The forces also on Saturday night attacked Palestinians at Bab Al Amud (Damascus Gate), one of the Old City’s entrances.
Lately, settler groups have called for massive raids into Al Aqsa mosque on Sunday, on the 8th of Dhul Hijjah, one of the holy pilgrimage days in Islam.
The settler groups called for the raid to mark the so-called ‘Tisha B’Av’, a fast day which marks ‘the destruction of the Temple’, as zionists believe.
The groups have also called for protests in the Old City on the same day.
The latest fight between the occupation state and the resistance was sparked by settlers’ raids into Al Aqsa mosque as well as the Israeli ethnic cleansing against Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem.
Al-Aqsa Mosque is the third holiest site in Islam which located in occupied Jerusalem.
(Source / 18.07.2021)