- More than 200 Palestinians were injured after clashes with Israeli police late Friday.
- The clashes occurred outside the al-Aqsa mosque, a significant holy site for Muslims and Jews.
- Videos showed people running away as shots could be heard ringing out.
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More than 200 Palestinian worshippers were injured after clashing with Israeli police late Friday outside a mosque in Jerusalem, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent, a humanitarian organization.
Police were wearing riot gear and using rubber-coated bullets, which caused most of the injuries, the Red Crescent told CNN. About 20 people with injuries were treated in makeshift field hospitals while 88 people were transferred to hospitals.
Videos shared on social media showed people running away as shots could be heard ringing out, a night of unrest that followed weeks of rising tensions in east Jerusalem.
The Palestinian worshippers had been praying at the al-Aqsa mosque, a significant holy site that is sacred to Muslims and Jews.
Earlier in the day, Israeli troops shot and killed two Palestinian men who had attacked a military base in the West Bank, the Associated Press reported. The increase in unrest is comes during Ramadan, the Muslim holy month.