Israeli occupation forces attack Palestinian marathon
(MENAFN) The Israeli occupation forces attacked a Palestinian marathon in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem on Friday which concurred with a similar event organized by the Israeli-run municipality in the city, Shehab.ps has reported.
From the early morning, large numbers of Israeli security forces were deployed across the main streets of West and East Jerusalem to protect the Israeli marathon, in which foreign runners took part.
The occupation troops attacked Palestinian activists who organized the rival marathon, the route of which was only in East Jerusalem.
According to eyewitnesses, the Israeli occupation forces attacked and arrested Palestinian activist Mohamed Abul-Hommos, who is from Jerusalem.
They seized his car, Palestine flags and running kit prepared for the race. A second Jerusalemite activist, Fadi Lamtour, was also arrested as part of the Israeli efforts to undermine the Palestinian event.
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