Middle East

Israel shuts down al-Aqsa Mosque after gun attack

Israel has shut down the al-Aqsa Mosque after at least three Palestinians and two Israeli police officers were killed in an attack at the mosque compound in Jerusalem.

Israel has shut down the al-Aqsa Mosque after at least three Palestinians and two Israeli police officers were killed in an attack at the mosque compound in Jerusalem.

For the first time since 1969, Israeli police cancelled Friday prayers.

Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from occupied East Jerusalem.

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