Thousands of anti-government demonstrators overrun police barricades at Ben Gurion airport outside Terminal 3.
The protesters close down the main road outside the terminal, and hundreds manage to enter into the arrivals hall.
Vehicles are also blockaded by slow-moving convoys on the main Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway outside the airport.
Despite dragging away demonstrators earlier and arresting at least 15, police, including mounted officers, pull back.
The scene from Israel’s Ben-Gurion airport. Absolute chills. The patriotism on display here today will live in the Israeli memory for years to come. pic.twitter.com/YXAnBN66ZH
— Blake Flayton (@blakeflayton) July 3, 2023
The airport says that most flights are still leaving and arriving as scheduled, however, several delays are displayed on the board.