Israeli Occupation Authorities Close Ibrahimi Mosque to Muslim Worshippers

Posted By on October 12, 2014

(MENAFN - QNA) Israeli occupation authorities today closed the Ibrahimi Mosque to Muslim worshippers under the pretext of the advent of the so-called Jewish Sukkot holiday. Directorate of Endowments in Hebron said the occupation authorities closed the Ibrahimi Mosque which will remain closed tomorrow to Muslim worshippers under the pretext of Jewish holidays and deemed lawful or permissible all halls of the mosque for the settlers to pray in them, considering that a flagrant infringement upon the freedom of worship in the mosque for Muslims. With this procedure, the occupation forces obstructed the movement of Palestinian citizens in markets and the old town of Hebron, tightened measures at checkpoints and closed roads leading to the mosque from Bab Al-Zawia neighbourhood in the centre of Hebron into the heart of the old town and the Ibrahimi mosque and ran foot patrols to secure access to the mosque and the old town.

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Israeli Occupation Authorities Close Ibrahimi Mosque to Muslim Worshippers

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