Israeli police department on Friday reported clashes between Israelis and Palestinians on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, according to Jerusalem Post news portal.
JP reported that a crowd of agitated Palestinians after the traditional prayer on Friday started throwing stones and launching fireworks at police officers. The law enforcers retaliated by employing stun and smoke grenades to disperse rioters. Claps are heard and smoke can be seen in the area of unrest, the publication reported.
So far, one policeman received a minor wound.
The riot police entered the Temple Mount and evacuated civilians. The number of arrested suspects is unknown.