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At least 5 arrested in fresh East Jerusalem clashes

JERUSALEM (AFP) — At least five Palestinians were arrested during fresh clashes overnight Sunday in East Jerusalem, where hundreds of extra police have been deployed to tackle mounting unrest, authorities said.

The clashes were especially intense in the flashpoint Silwan neighborhood, an area near the Old City that was the home of Abd al-Rahman Shaludi, the Palestinian driver who ran into a Jerusalem crowd, killing an Israeli baby.

Police dispersed stone-throwing protesters in Silwan overnight, spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told AFP, adding that there was scattered unrest again on Sunday morning. Continue reading At least 5 arrested in fresh East Jerusalem clashes