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Clashes erupt at Gaza border after violence at Jerusalem shrine
Published: May 09, 2021 08:09 AM
Clashes broke out at the Gaza-Israel border between Palestinian protesters and Israeli troops after the violence at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem that injured hundreds near the end of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has held the Israeli government responsible for the escalation of violence in East Jerusalem.

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli troops during a protest against the violence in the Old City of Jerusalem, on the Gaza-Israel border, on May 8, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli troops during a protest against the violence in the Old City of Jerusalem, on the Gaza-Israel border, on May 8, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)


 
Masked Palestinian protesters prepare incendiary balloons before releasing them by wind into southern Israel, as a protest against the violence in the Old City of Jerusalem, on May 8, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)

Masked Palestinian protesters prepare incendiary balloons before releasing them by wind into southern Israel, as a protest against the violence in the Old City of Jerusalem, on May 8, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)


 
A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to throw back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during a protest against the violence in the Old City of Jerusalem, on the Gaza-Israel border, on May 8, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)

A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to throw back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during a protest against the violence in the Old City of Jerusalem, on the Gaza-Israel border, on May 8, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)


 
Israeli police are seen during clashes at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem, on May 7, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)

Israeli police are seen during clashes at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem, on May 7, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)


 
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