Israeli settlers continue defiling al-Aqsa as IOF assault Palestinians
More than 880 Israeli occupation settlers have raided al-Aqsa Holy Mosque so far on Monday.
Groups of Israeli occupation settlers continued to storm the courtyards of the Holy al-Aqsa Mosque on Monday, as Israeli forces further increased their suppression of Palestinian worshippers and launched aggression campaigns to prohibit them from carrying out prayers.
As per the Palestinian Information Center, more than 880 settlers have infringed on al-Aqsa Mosque so far.
To protect the settlers, Israeli police heightened security measures in the area. They deployed many officers at al-Aqsa Mosque to forcefully evict Muslim worshippers from the Mosque's premises to facilitate the settlers' entry.
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A total of 880 settlers stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque's courtyards on Sunday, forcing their way into the holy site in successive groups through al-Mughrabi Gate. They proceeded to perform provocative Talmudic rituals within the sacred premises, all under the protection of Israeli occupation soldiers.
Settlers proudly showcased their incursions through video footage shared on social media platforms, while Palestinians were subjected to more assaults.
Israeli occupation police assaulted Palestinian activist stationed at al-Aqsa Hanady Halawani and forcefully removed Palestinian residents of occupied al-Quds gathered at Bab al-Silsila area in the Old City.
The Yum Kippur is set to continue through October 7, with the so-called "Temple Mount" organizations intensifying their calls during this period to increase the number of settlers infiltrating al-Aqsa Mosque.
IOF aggressions on West Bank
Meanwhile, in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli occupation military launched wide-ranging raid campaigns and arrests.
In Nablus, occupation forces arrested Mohamed Bishkar after storming his family's residence located in al-Masaken al-Shaabiyya neighborhood.
In Ramallah, two Palestinian youths, Mahmoud Ridwan and Salah Awad, were arrested as their homes in Turmus 'Ayya were raided.
Similarly, in the city of Jenin, occupation forces apprehended Mohammed al-Mubayyid from the Marah area. Additionally, former prisoner Qais Ararawi was arrested during a raid on Haifa Street in the Jenin refugee camp.
Furthermore, in the town of Ya'bad, situated southwest of Jenin, the occupation forces arrested three brothers after raiding their home; Hassan, Hamza, and Hussein Herzallah.