Police estimate 5,000 participating in Jerusalem flag march

Israel police say an estimated 5,000 people are participating in the contentious flag march which began minutes ago in Jerusalem.

Revelers are making their way to the capital’s Old City where they will enter via the Jaffa Gate and march to the Western Wall.

Jewish men dance with Israeli flags during the March of Flags near Jerusalem’s Old City, June 15, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)