Tree on Temple Mount catches fire from fireworks

Dramatic images emerge from the Western Wall, as flames are seen above from the Temple Mount after a tree is apparently set on fire in the compound.

The police say the fire on the Temple Mount appears to have been started by fireworks that were launched at it.

Police say officers are on the scene and are working to extinguish the blaze.

Analyst and former general Amos Yadlin, speaking to Channel 12, warns that the photograph could be easily taken out of context and used to fan further unrest against Israel.

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