Israel imposes restrictions on entry of worshipers to Jerusalem

[ PIC 19/07/2013 – 11:47 AM ]

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OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The occupation police decided on the second Friday of the month of Ramadan to intensify the presence of its forces in different streets of the city of Jerusalem, especially in the vicinity of the Old City and the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

The police decided to prevent worshipers from the West Bank who are under the age of 40 from entering Jerusalem to perform Friday prayers at Al Aqsa Mosque.

Israeli police sources said that men aged 40 years and older will be allowed to enter Jerusalem and that the restrictions imposed will not include the women. All women from all age groups will be allowed to enter the occupied city.

The sources added that the police erected checkpoints and closed all roads and streets leading to the area of ​​East Jerusalem, including the Old City. Only public travel buses will be allowed to pass.



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