Al-Quds, MINA – As Hundreds of Jewish settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Wednesday, on the fourth day of the Jewish Passover.
The head of public relations office in Islamic Endowment Department, Firas al-Dibs, confirmed that around 515 Israeli settlers stormed the compound through the Moroccan Gate, under protection of heavily armed Israeli forces and police.
The Jewish settlers provocatively visited complex. Ma’an News reported.
Firas al-Dibs shows that a large group of Israeli settlers performed Jewish religious rituals while in Al-Aqsa complex.
It was such a visit sparked anger among Palestinians who saw the attack as a direct threat to Palestinian sovereignty.
Meanwhile, Israeli authorities banned two Palestinians from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque complex.
Local sources identified two Palestinians as Thaer Abu Sbeih was banned for six months, and Rohi Kalghasi for four months.
The reason for the ban is still unknown. (T/Sj/R04)
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)