Israeli forces raid African neighborhood in Old City of Jerusalem
Published Thursday 05/12/2013 (updated) 05/12/2013 20:44
JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces on Wednesday raided the African neighborhood in the Old City of Jerusalem and detained one man, locals said.
Residents say Israeli police raided the neighborhood and inspected several homes. Scuffles broke out with locals and Israeli police sprayed pepper gas and assaulted a large number of people with batons.
Abed Qawes, 48, was arrested.
Clashes also broke out in al-Wad street, with Israeli police assaulting Zahra Qawes, Fatima al-Qadi, and her brother Ahmad. They were all transferred to hospital for treatment.