18:15 GMT20 June 2021
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    The celebrations will carry on as planned despite several days of violent clashes between the Israeli police and Palestinians on the Temple Mount, that left some 180 people injured, according to the Red Crescent.

    Sputnik is live form Jerusalem, Israel as the nation celebrates Jerusalem Day on Monday, which marks the establishment of Israel's control over the Old City in the wake of the 1967 Six-Day War. 

    The annual celebration usually sees thousands of Israelis, mostly from religious nationalist groups, parading through the Old City to the Western Wall.

    A law enforcement representative told Sputnik that following a siren alert, the police decided to end the parade.

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