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Scores of settlers raid Al-Aqsa Mosque

Jewish settlers are protected by Israeli security forces as they enter the Al-Aqsa mosque compound [Mahfouz Abu Turk/Apaimages]
Jewish settlers are protected by Israeli security forces as they enter the Al-Aqsa mosque compound [File Photo: Mahfouz Abu Turk/Apaimages]

Dozens of Israeli Jewish settlers raided the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound yesterday under the protection of police, Quds Press reported.

1,599

    Settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque in February

Some 42 settlers entered the mosque through the Al-Selselah Gate and attempted to get into the Dome of the Rock.

Al-Aqsa guards prevented a settler, who also attempted to break into the mosque through the Al-Selselah Gate, from entering and wandering around the area.

In February, Quds Press documented that 1,599 Israeli Jewish settlers had raided Al-Aqsa Mosque, including 118 soldiers and intelligence officials and 517 students and their guides.

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