YEMEN Press Agency

Hundreds of Zionist settlers storm al-Aqsa Mosque squares

SANAA, June 2 (YPA) – Hundreds of Zionist settlers on Sunday stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, under the protection of heavily armed Israeli occupation forces, Palestinian media reported.

More than 1,000 Zionist settlers storm Al-Aqsa compound from Mughrabi Gate, the sources added.

The occupation forces imposed a siege to Al-Qibli Mosque in Al-Aqsa compound and fires tear gas at Palestinian worshipers there.

According to the media outlet, a number of Palestinian Muslim worshippers were injured by Israeli police officers who were escorting dozens of Jewish fanatics performing a provocative tour of the holy Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem.

Israeli police physically attacked many of the worshippers, arrested some and chased others through the compound and went as far as the entrance to the southern ceiled building, where the worshippers barricaded, before attacking them with teargas and stun grenades.