5 Cops Injured in Eastern Jerusalem Riot

2 March, 2021   |   1 month ago

Jerusalem, 2 March, 2021 (TPS) -- Five Border Policemen were injured Monday night during riots that broke out in the Issawiya neighborhood in eastern Jerusalem.

The riots broke out as an undercover unit worked to arrest a suspect.

During the riots, dozens of Arabs threw rocks and firebombs at the police forces and launched fireworld toward them.

Five troops were injured, two of them sustained light injuries and were evacuated to Shaare Zedek Hospital, and the others received medical treatment at the scene.

The suspect, 20, was taken for questioning.