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Hundreds remain at Balfour as many trickle away, no police order to disperse

Numbers of protesters outside the Prime Minister’s Residence in Jerusalem have dwindled to a few hundred, with no police calls to disperse or sightings of water cannons close to the square.

Some protesters are continuing to chant and blow horns near Paris Square, as many others trickle out of the square.

In the past, police have forcible dispersed protesters after midnight, leading to clashes. Officers have been panned for what critics call heavy-handed tactics, including the seemingly indiscriminate use of water cannons.

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