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Clashes at Jerusalem holy site

Scattered clashes have broken out between Palestinian protesters and Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem hours after a truce in Gaza went into effect.

Palestinians hurled stones and Israeli police fired stun grenades and tear gas shortly after Friday prayers.

Clashes at the holy site, which is revered by Jews and Muslims, were one of the main triggers for the Gaza war.

Immediately after Friday prayers hundreds of Palestinians had held a celebratory demonstration at Al-Aqsa in which they waved Palestinian flags and banners of the militant Hamas group ruling Gaza. It was unclear what set off the clashes.

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