Israeli forces attack worshippers in Al-Aqsa Mosque raid

Israeli forces fire stun grenades and arrest worshippers from inside the mosque, drawing condemnation from the Palestinians.

Israeli police have attacked and arrested Palestinian worshippers in a violent dawn raid on the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem, according to witnesses.

At least 400 Palestinians were arrested on Wednesday and remain in Israeli custody, according to Palestinian officials. They are being held at a police station in Atarot in occupied East Jerusalem.

Palestinian witnesses said Israeli forces used excessive force including stun grenades and tear gas, causing suffocation injuries to the worshippers, and beatings with batons and rifles.

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