MOSCOW, July 19 (Sputnik) — According to the Jerusalem Post newspaper, the clashed broke out near the Lions' Gate, where Jerusalem's Muslims were praying as an act of protest against the authorities' decision to install metal detectors at a holy site.
On Friday, two Israeli policemen died, and a third was wounded after three armed assailants opened fire at the Temple Mount complex. The police pursued and killed the assailants. Following the attack, the complex was cleared of visitors and closed off to carry out searches at the site. The Israeli authorities later decided to install metal detectors at the entrances to the Temple Mount and mount video cameras to monitor what is happening on its territory.