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2 cops lightly hurt in Old City after being pelted with chair, other objects

Police say two officers were lightly injured after being attacked in the Old City of Jerusalem.

A table and other objects were thrown at the two in the Bab al-Huta neighborhood, leading to their injury, according to a police statement. Both required medical treatment.

The cops arrested two suspects on suspicion of assaulting police and are searching the area for other suspects, the statement said.

The incident comes amid recent tensions in the Old City surrounding Ramadan restrictions that have spilled over into violence.

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