Clashes between Israeli police and Palestinians at Jerusalem holy site leave 46 injured
The commotion was said to have involved thousands of worshippers who entered the Haram al-Sharif - also known as the Temple Mount - to end a boycott of the compound over new Israeli security measures.
Chaos erupted outside after a group of policemen walked in the middle of a crowd.
Witnesses reported seeing Palestinians threw plastic bottles and Israeli forces fired stun grenades.
Thousands of worshippers had earlier entered the site for afternoon prayers, ending a boycott after Israel removed new security measures, installed after a July 14 attack killed two policemen.
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