Israeli Police Storm Al Aqsa Compound Once Again Despite A Ceasefire Deal

Israeli Police Storm Al Aqsa Compound Once Again Despite A Ceasefire Deal

A few hours later after the ceasefire agreement reached between the Israeli government and Hamas, Israeli police stormed the compound of the Al Aqsa mosque once again on Friday.

According to several Arab media outlets, the forces threw tear gas shells and fired rubber bullets.

As per Al Jazeera journalist Arwa Ibrahim, stun grenades were being launched at worshipers, "Back to square one?" she questioned.

After Friday prayers, the worshipers had stayed back at the Al-Aqsa compound to celebrate the ceasefire.

According to Al Jazeera’s Imran Khan, who was reporting from occupied East Jerusalem, they were busy singing and chanting when a contingent of the Israeli police entered into the compound and started using stun grenades, smoke bombs, and tear gas.

“They started firing in that crowd to disperse them.”

As per the Gaza health ministry, Israeli strikes on Gaza have taken the lives of 232 Palestinians, including 65 children, and have wounded another 1,900,

Read more: Israel, Hamas Agree To A Ceasefire After 11 Days Of Violence

According to Hamas authorities, many areas have been reduced to rubble and around 120,000 people have been displaced. Whereas,12 people from Israel, including two children, have died.