YEMEN Press Agency

Israeli forces attack worshippers at al-Aqsa Mosque

SANAA, Jan. 18 (YPA) – The Israeli Occupation forces stormed ” after the Fajr prayer”, the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and attacked worshippers, injuring five Palestinians, Palestinian media reported on Saturday.

According to Palestinian local media,  dozens of special forces soldiers, senior officers, police and border guards stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque compound through Moroccan and Bab al-Hatta Gates.

They pursued the worshippers while they were in the courtyard of the Dome of the Rock Mosque.

They beat, pushed them and forced them to evacuate the square, and the troops fired rubber bullets at them.

It also stated that a number of Palestinian youths had been arrested.