WATCH: Clashes Erupt On Temple Mount After Jews Bow Down

Ynetnews reports: A protest erupted on Tuesday morning on the Temple Mount after several Jews visiting the site began prostrating themselves and began reciting Jewish prayers which are strictly forbidden under current agreements between Israel and the Waqf.

The prayer provoked Muslims nearby to gather around the Jewish visitors and begin chanting “Allahu akbar” and “with our blood we will redeem Al-Aqsa.” The Jewish Temple Mount activists claim that they were assaulted by Waqf officials and the Muslim worshippers. Video appears below:

While police said that they were not aware of any violent behaviour and that the exchanges were purely verbal, video footage from the incident [as seen above] proved that physical altercations did indeed occur.

The protesters calmed down after the police ejected the praying Jewish people from the area. Eight Jewish visitors, whom the police claim violated the rules, were ejected from the Temple Mount area.

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