40k worshipers perform Friday prayer at Al-Aqsa mosque  

Amman, July 5 (Petra)– Despite the Israeli occupation authorities’ severe military measures on the mosque’s gates and the entrances to the Old City in occupied Jerusalem, thousands of worshippers performed Friday prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

About 40,000 people, according to the Islamic Awqaf Department in Jerusalem, performed Friday prayer within Al-Aqsa Mosque.

According to the Palestinian News Agency (WAfA), some people who were expelled from Al-Aqsa Mosque and were not allowed to re-enter it performed Friday prayer next to Lions Gate. They also mentioned that several of them had been attacked by the Israeli soldiers.

//Petra// MF

05/07/2024 17:01:08