Hundreds protest in downtown Jerusalem, demanding immediate hostage deal

Dozens of activists protest in downtown Jerusalem near the official Prime Minister’s Residence demanding an immediate hostage deal to free the remaining captives in Gaza.

Photos and video from the event show demonstrators with lit torches and some being detained by police, including scuffling.

Many marched from a protest which began near the Knesset to the central square in Jerusalem.

Police did not issue any immediate statement on arrests or disobedience at the protest. According to Ynet, some of the protesters activated a smoke grenade.

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