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UK: Protesters burn Israeli flags as clashes break out in London01:51

UK: Protesters burn Israeli flags as clashes break out in London

United Kingdom, London
July 22, 2017 at 21:09 GMT -00:00 · Published

Pro-Israel and pro-Palestine demonstrators scuffled outside of the Israeli embassy in London on Saturday, following calls to protest the Israeli government's restrictions against Palestinians entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.

Demonstrators, rallied by the Palestinian Forum, set Israeli flags on fire and stamped on them, as pro-Israel demonstrators walked to the heart of the Palestinian protest in order to hold their flags high. Police attempted to separate the two protests.

The London protests follow Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s orders to install metal detectors and extra security cameras in the al-Aqsa compound after two Israeli police officers and three Palestinians were shot dead in a gun-fight at the site earlier this month.

This has led to further clashes between worshippers and Israeli security forces, resulting in the deaths of three Palestinians during confrontations on Friday.

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Pro-Israel and pro-Palestine demonstrators scuffled outside of the Israeli embassy in London on Saturday, following calls to protest the Israeli government's restrictions against Palestinians entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.

Demonstrators, rallied by the Palestinian Forum, set Israeli flags on fire and stamped on them, as pro-Israel demonstrators walked to the heart of the Palestinian protest in order to hold their flags high. Police attempted to separate the two protests.

The London protests follow Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s orders to install metal detectors and extra security cameras in the al-Aqsa compound after two Israeli police officers and three Palestinians were shot dead in a gun-fight at the site earlier this month.

This has led to further clashes between worshippers and Israeli security forces, resulting in the deaths of three Palestinians during confrontations on Friday.

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