Police scuffle with protesters attempting to block Ayalon Highway

Naomi Lanzkron is a news editor at The Times of Israel

Police block off the entrance to the Ayalon Highway in Tel Aviv amid an anti-government rally, January 14, 2023. (Naomi Lanzkron/Times of Israel)
Police block off the entrance to the Ayalon Highway in Tel Aviv amid an anti-government rally, January 14, 2023. (Naomi Lanzkron/Times of Israel)

Police are scuffling with some anti-government protesters who are attempting to block the Ayalon Highway.

The crowd surges toward an entrance to the highway, where police have placed roadblocks.

Some protesters are trying to break through onto the highway, but officers block the way.

The crowd then rushes to another entrance to the highway on the other side of the junction to try and break through.

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