Police say 400 arrested in city riots, cops in control of most hotspots

Police say 400 people gave been arrested so far tonight in rioting throughout the country, with 36 cops hurt during events.

Among them, six people are suspected of involvement in an attack on an Arab man in Bat Yam that has shocked Israeli leaders.

Officials say police are in control of most hotpots though there remain several areas where “Border Police and police and working to disperse rioters.”

They also say two Lod suspects have been arrested who are suspected in incidents of shooting at police yesterday night.

A firefighter is seen on the streets of the central city of Lod amid ongoing unrest, May 12, 2021 (Yossi Aloni/Flash90)

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