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IEA condemns Israeli fierce raid on al-Aqsa mosque worshippers

KABUL: The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) in a statement on Monday, condemned in the strongest possible term the Israeli forces brutal attack on al- Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, injuring more than 100 Palestinian worshipers and arresting 400 others. “The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan strongly condemns the fierce attack and calls it a crime against humanity,” said the statement adding attack on holy places and defenseless people and committing violence is against international norms that highlight a vicious act by the occupant Israel, the statement said. The crime shows how harsh situations the Muslim people of Palestine are facing from the occupant forces, there, the statement denounced voicing on all Muslims to support the rights of their oppressed Palestinians. “Such anti-human acts and desecration of the holy places by Israeli forces are a clear violation of Islamic and international laws and an insult to Muslim values and sanctities,” said the statement. The attack also drew condemnation worldwide, with the United Nations, Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the Arab League and countries such as Turkey, Jordon, Egypt and other Muslim countries. According to reports, Israeli forces fired stun grenades and arrest worshippers from inside the al-Aqsa mosque. The raids continued into the morning when Israeli forces were once again seen assaulting and pushing Palestinians out of the compound and preventing them from praying before Israelis were allowed in under police protection, Aljazeera reported. At least 400 Palestinians were arrested on Wednesday and remained in Israeli custody, according to Palestinian officials quoted by Aljazeera adding they had been held at a police station in Atarot in occupied East Jerusalem. Palestinian witnesses said Israeli forces used excessive force including stun grenades and tear gas, causing suffocation injuries to the worshippers, and beatings with batons and rifles, according to the media’s website. The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.