JERUSALEM (AP) — Clashes erupted at a sacred shrine in Jerusalem as thousands of Muslims rushed to pray at the site for the first time in nearly two weeks following Israel’s removal of security devices installed there after a deadly attack.

Israeli police fired tear gas and rubber bullets as Palestinians threw stones inside the walled compound that is holy to both Muslims and Jews on Thursday (July 27).

The Palestinian Red Crescent said 37 Palestinians were wounded, including some by rubber bullets and beatings. It said several people suffered broken bones.

The new violence came shortly after worshippers rushed to

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