The Police and Border Police activated increased forces in East Jerusalem, following tensions in recent days. Yesterday, there were a number of conflicts in Arab neighborhoods and stones were thrown at the Light Rail in Shuafat Beit Hanina
(SOURCE) Law enforcement agencies will work today to reinforce the Israeli capital city. Some 1,000 police officers and Border Police officials will be added following the escalation in violence in recent days.
Security forces will also work with the Tax Authorities and the Jerusalem Municipality to deal with rioters and implement law enforcement in East Jerusalem, in order to deal with the rioters. The Police intends’ to operate with three main sectors for prolonged activity lasting at least one month. The escalation of tensions in the Israeli capital city was felt last night, after Palestinian rioters clashed with the Israeli security forces in several neighborhoods in East Jerusalem.
Several dozen masked men blocked roads; set fire to trash cans, and threw stones and Molotov cocktails in Al Tor. One person was lightly injured by a stone and required medical treatment. The Police and Border Police arrived there using crowd dispersal methods. In addition, a stone was thrown at the Light Rail in Beit-Hanina-Shuafat. Damage was caused to the windshield. There were no causalities. The Police continue to search for suspicious people.