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Israel cracks down on ceasefire celebrations in Jerusalem

Palestinians were also celebrating news that a ceasefire had come into effect ending Israel’s ten-day bombing campaign against Gaza which has killed over 230 Palestinians and injured 1,700 more.

At least 20 Palestinian worshippers have been injured after praying at Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem today after Israeli occupation forces stormed the Muslim holy site and fired at them, the Palestinian Red Crescent reported.

Palestinians were also celebrating news that a ceasefire had come into effect ending Israel's ten-day bombing campaign against Gaza which has killed over 230 Palestinians and injured 1,700 more.

After Friday prayers, they marched from Al-Aqsa to the Old City area, but Israeli police used stun grenades and gas bombs at them to disperse the crowds.

The ceasefire took effect at 2am local time (23:00GMT).

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