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Wakf Officials Assault Police Officer in Jerusalem

reprinted from The Jerusalem Post
Mar. 19, 2007

Etgar Lefkovits

A police officer was assaulted by two Wakf officials outside the Temple Mount late Monday, police said.

There were no injuries reported in the late-night scuffle, which occurred near one of the entrances to the compound.

The two assailants were arrested on the scene.

According to decades-old regulations in place at the Temple Mount, Israel maintains overall security control at the site, while the Wakf, or Islamic Trust, is charged with the day-to-day administration of the ancient compound.

Police Office Attacked by Wakf Officials

reprinted from Arutz 7
1 Nisan 5767, March 20, '07

( Two Wakf officials attacked a police officer late Monday night near one of the entrances to the Temple Mount compound. The Wakf Islamic Authority at the Temple Mount is responsible for the day to day affairs at the location, which includes the Al-Aksa mosque. Israel has retained authority for all security at the site.

No one was injured in the incident. Both attackers were arrested.



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