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JERUSALEM (Worthy News)– Jerusalem was hit with multiple terror attacks just before Tisha b'Av began. Riots broke out on the Temple Mount Monday morning when hundreds of masked Muslims stormed the holy site and injured at least five police officers. A few hours later, a Palestinian man seized a construction excavator, and mowed down and killed a pedestrian and injured six others, overturned a bus before being killed by police in the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Shmuel Hanavi. Later, a soldier was seriously wounded at a bus stop after he was shot in the stomach by a man who fled on a motorcycle. During Tisha b'Av, Israeli police have heightened security throughout the capital.
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