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Clashes in Bnei Brak as cops disperse Haredi yeshiva students for breaching lockdown

Clashes break out in Bnei Brak between ultra-Orthodox students and cops at a yeshiva that opened in violation of the coronavirus lockdown.

Police say officers who entered the yeshiva found dozens gathered there. The current lockdown rules limit indoor gatherings to five people.

“After the forces ordered the dispersal of the gathering, those present began to riot while entrenching themselves in the place, throwing stones toward the officers and a police cruiser and blocking a road. Police forces are now operating to disperse them,” a police statement says.

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