Pics: Jerusalem’s Old City under siege – Independent Online

September 18 2015 at 10:20pm Jerusalem – Israel deployed hundreds of extra police in Jerusalem where clashes broke out after Palestinian leaders called for a “day of rage” on Friday to protest at new Israeli security measures. Palestinians also protested in a number of cities in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, including Ramallah, Hebron and Nablus, where a young man was shot by Israeli security forces after throwing a fire bomb, the Israeli army and medics said. Around 800 extra police were posted in the heart of Jerusalem and adjacent Arab neighbourhoods, where tensions have been high for the past week, following clashes at al-Aqsa Mosque and Palestinians throwing stones at Israeli cars. The focus of…