Muslims smash Jewish tombstones on Mount of Olives (video)By Mason White 2:37 PM September 30, 2014
|Broken tombstones on the Mount of Olives|
By: Anika Rao
(Scroll down for video) A group of Muslims smashed Jewish tombstones on the Mount of Olives, Israel Police said.
The Jerusalem Police Department said that Muslim vandals damaged 50 tombstones in the cemetery located just outside the Old City of Jerusalem.
Some tombstones were severely damaged. The incident unfolded on Saturday afternoon, when police received a report of a fire near the cemetery on the Mount of Olives.
When police arrived, they saw masked man trying to destroy security cameras at the scene. Upon seeing police, the men began throwing stones.
The vandals were dispersed by police.
On Sunday, police were called to the Mount of Olives after visitors to the Gur section discovered tens of broken tombstones.
Police said that they are currently trying to identify the suspects, but so far, no arrests have been made.