Police Restrict Entry of Worshipers into Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli Police Restrict Entry of Worshipers into Al-Aqsa Mosque

Occupied Palestine:

JERUSALEM, February 21, 2012 (WAFA) – Israeli police Tuesday imposed restrictions on entry of Palestinians under 40 years of age, including women, into the Old City of Jerusalem and al-Aqsa Mosque, according to witnesses.

They said Israeli police set up barricades at Old City gates, checking identity papers of people trying to enter the walled city and prevented the younger ones from entering.

Police stationed at the gates to Al-Aqsa Mosque, one of Islam’s holiest sites, also prevented Muslim worshippers planning to perform prayers in the Mosque from entering it. Read more

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