8th May, 2021
Violence erupted after Friday prayers at Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. During this time a fierce struggle took place between the Namazis and the Israeli police. More than two hundred Palestinians have been reported injured in the violence. Out of these 83 people are seriously injured. In the month of Ramadan, there have been several confrontations between Palestine and the Israeli police here. 17 police officers have also been injured in the violence.
There was a crowd of about 70 thousand in the Al Aqsa Mosque.
This time there was a crowd of about 70 thousand in Al Aqsa Mosque on Friday. Suddenly violence broke out after the namaz. The cause of the violence has not yet been ascertained.
Police fired rubber bullets at the crowd, injuring the Namazis' face and eyes
According to the Red Crescent Emergency Service of the Palestinians, police fired rubber bullets directly at the crowd, causing injuries to most Namazis' faces and eyes. Earlier on Friday, two Palestinians were killed in a clash with the police.
Tension remained in East Jerusalem for the entire month of Ramadan
Tension has been building in East Jerusalem throughout the month of Ramadan. Both Israelis and Palestinians claim this place. This tension increased even more when the Israeli police prohibited entry to some holy places, where most Muslims gathered after fasting for the whole day.
Israel and Palestine should make efforts to reduce tensions: UN
Several countries have expressed concern over these conflicts, including the United Nations, the United States, the European Union, Jordan. It is said that both sides should make efforts to reduce tension.
Dispute between Palestine and Israel in many places
There is a dispute between Palestine and Israel about many places. The case of the eviction of Sheikh Jarrah is also scheduled for hearing in the Supreme Court of Israel on Monday.
Palestinian President Abbas said - Israel committed a crime by committing violence at the holy site
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said that by committing violence at the holy site, Israel has committed a crime. He has demanded to call a United Nations session immediately. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have condemned Israel for the violence on the Al Aqsa Mosque.