Netanyahu to hold emergency meeting on massive rioting in Lod

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is convening an emergency meeting on the situation in the mixed Jewish-Arab city of Lod, which has seen massive rioting.

Joining Netanyahu are Defense Minister Benny Gantz, Police Minister Amir Ohana, Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai, National Security Adviser Meir Ben-Shabbat, and Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit.

Earlier Netanyahu and Gantz order battalions of Border Police into the city.

Israeli forces run during clashes with Arab Israelis in the Israeli mixed city of Lod, Israel, Tuesday, May 11,2021. (AP Photo/Heidi Levine)
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