Israeli police officers kidnapped, Tuesday, one of the guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, after he tried to stop some extremist Israeli settlers from breaking into the yards of the mosque through the Al-Magharba Gate.
Eyewitnesses have reported that the police kidnapped Samer Qweider, after he asked the settlers to leave the mosque area as they marched in the provocative manner, the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported.
They added that the settlers were marching in the eastern yard of the Al-Aqsa mosque, and were heading to towards the mosque itself.
The Police attacked Qweider, cuffed him, and took him to a nearby Israeli Police station.
In related news, Israeli Policemen invaded the Dome of the Rock mosque, near the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and obstructed renovation work conducted by personnel of the Department of Islamic Waqf and Endowment, the Palestinians News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported.