Dozens of illegal Jewish settlers broke into al-Aqsa Mosque compounds on Wednesday morning under heavy protection from Israeli occupation forces, the official WAFA news agency reported.
Scores of colonial Israeli settlers break into the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied Jerusalem, this morning. pic.twitter.com/f9EkuxeIRW
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The settlers, divided into groups, raided the Islamic holy site and carried out provocative tours in its compounds. The settlers also performed Talmudic rituals in the east of the Mosque.
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This comes at a time when Israeli forces have stepped up measures against Palestinians coming from Jerusalem to enter the mosque, inspecting their identities and briefly detaining them.